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Global crisis far from over warns Bank of England governor

Mervyn KingSir Mervyn King (pictured right), governor of the Bank of England, joined Dr Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve System, and other eminent experts and policymakers to discuss the global financial crisis in a public event at LSE last night (Monday 25 March).

Ben BernankeThe event, which saw panellists Dr Ben S Bernanke (pictured left), chairman and a member of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System, Olivier Blanchard, economic counsellor and director, Research Department at the International Monetary Fund, Professor Lawrence H. Summers, president emeritus of Harvard University, and Axel A. Weber, visiting professor of economics at the University of Chicago and chairman of UBS debate ‘What should economists and policymakers learn from the financial crisis?’, was attended by over 450 members of the School community, public and experts in the financial field. Sir Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England chaired the discussion.

A further 400 people watched the event in videolink venues on the LSE campus.

To read a transcript of this event, click here|.

To listen to a podcast, click here|

26 March 2013

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