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Professor Charles Goodhart FBA

Economics
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About this Fellow

Charles Goodhart, CBE, FBA is Emeritus Professor of Banking and Finance with the Financial Markets Group at the LSE, having previously, 1987-2005, been its Deputy Director. Until retirement in 2002, he had been the Norman Sosnow Professor of Banking and Finance at LSE since 1985. Previously, he had worked at the Bank of England for seventeen years as a monetary adviser, becoming a Chief Adviser in 1980. In 1997 he was appointed one of the outside independent members of the Bank of England's new Monetary Policy Committee until May 2000. Earlier he had taught at Cambridge and LSE. Besides numerous articles, he wrote a couple of books on monetary history; a graduate monetary textbook, 'Money, Information and Uncertainty' (2nd Ed. 1989); two collections of papers on monetary policy, 'Monetary Theory and Practice' (1984) and 'The Central Bank and The Financial System' (1995); and several books and articles on Financial Stability, on which subject he was Adviser to the Governor of the BoE, 2002-2004, and numerous other studies relating to financial markets, monetary policy and history. His latest books include 'The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision: A History of the Early Years, 1974-1997', (2011), and 'The Regulatory Response to the Financial Crisis', (2009).

Website: http://www2.lse.ac.uk/researchAndExpertise/Experts/profile.aspx?KeyValue=c.a.goodhart@lse.ac.uk

Appointments

Current post

  • Member, Financial Markets Group, London School of Economics and Political Science

Past Appointments

  • Sosnow Professor of Banking and Finance, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1985 - 2002
  • Member, Financial Markets Group, London School of Economics and Political Science, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 2002

Publications

The Regulatory Response to the Financial Crisis 2009

Financial Stability in Practice: Towards an Uncertain Future 2012

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision: A History of the Early Years, 1974-1997 2011

The Challenges of Financial Stability: A New Model and its Applications 2012

Money, information and uncertainty 1975

The central bank and the financial system 1995

The foreign exchange market 2000

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Time series analysis: forecasting and seasonal adjustment; analysis of forecast surveys and forecast uncertainty; density forecast evaluation. Macroeconometric modelling: comparative studies and policy evaluation in national-economy and multicountry models.