Upcoming Event

May
31
12:30

Unelected Power: the quest for legitimacy in central banking and the regulatory state

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We are pleased to host the presentation of Paul Tucker's latest book.

May 31, 2018, 12:30 pm Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Public | On the Record Livestreamed Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance

Central bankers have emerged from the financial crisis as the third great pillar of unelected power alongside the judiciary and the military. They pull the regulatory and financial levers of our economic well-being, yet unlike democratically elected leaders, their power does not come directly from the people.

We have the pleasure to host Paul Tucker who will present his latest book about unelected power and how it lays out the principles needed to ensure that central bankers, technocrats, regulators, and other agents of the administrative state remain stewards of the common good and do not become overmighty citizens. Also, he  will engage to a conversation on how the regulatory state need not be a fourth branch of government free to steer by its own lights, and how central bankers can emulate the best of judicial self-restraint and become models of dispersed power.

The registrations for this event are not open yet. This event will be livestream on this webapage at 13:00CET. There is no need to register for the livestream. 

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Schedule

May 31, 2018

12:30-13:00

Check in and lunch

13:00-13:30

Presentation

Paul Tucker, Chair of the Systemic Risk Council and a Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government

13:30-14:15

Panel discussion

Chair: Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Joanne Kellermann, Former member of the Single Resolution Board

Jean Pisani-Ferry, Mercator Senior Fellow at Bruegel

Paul Tucker, Chair of the Systemic Risk Council and a Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government

14:15-14:30

Q&A

14:30

End

Speakers

Maria Demertzis

Deputy Director

Joanne Kellermann

Former member of the Single Resolution Board

Jean Pisani-Ferry

Mercator Senior Fellow at Bruegel

Paul Tucker

Chair of the Systemic Risk Council and a Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org


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