Talking Economics: What Next for Central Banks? Jagjit Chadha and Huw Pill
Is there really a looming debt crisis? If so, what can our central banks do about it?
In the third installment of our Festival of Economics series on ‘What’s Next for Central Banks?’, we’re delighted to welcome back Jagjit Chadha, director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, and Huw Pill, Chief Economist at the Bank of England.
In an event chaired by Anna Valero, the pair will reflect on the last year of activity for our central banks and look ahead at what’s to come – and what challenges the UK must confront. This will include discussion of the effects of rising interest rates, the decisions ahead for the Monetary Policy Committee and where the UK’s monetary policy might be headed over the medium and long term.
Jagjit S. Chadha is Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR). Previously he was Professor of Economics at the University of Kent and Professor of Economics at the University of St Andrews, and Fellow at Clare College, Cambridge.
Huw Pill is the Chief Economist and Executive Director for Monetary Analysis and Research at the Bank of England. He is a member of the Monetary Policy Committee. Huw is responsible for the analysis used to make monetary policy decisions. He also leads the research that supports all other functions.
Dr Anna Valero is a Distinguished Policy Fellow at the LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance, Director of the CEP’s Growth Programme, Deputy Director of the Programme on Innovation and Diffusion (POID) and an Associate of the Grantham Research Institute.
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