Charles Goodhart

Director, Regulation and Financial Stability Program, Professor Emeritus, London School of Economics, London

Charles Goodhart, CBE, FBA is a professor emeritus of banking and finance at the London School of Economics (LSE), having previously, 1987-2005, been its deputy director. Until his retirement in 2002, he was the Norman Sosnow Professor of Banking and Finance at LSE. Before then, he worked at the Bank of England for seventeen years as a monetary advisor, becoming a chief Advisor 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 taught at Cambridge University and LSE. Besides numerous articles, he has written 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 a number of books and articles on financial stability, on which subject he was advisor to the governor of the Bank of England, 2002-2004; and numerous other studies relating to financial markets and to monetary policy and history.


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