28th October 2018:
Following the announcement of the appointment of our Director, Dr Juan Castaneda, to the Institute of Economic Affairs’ Shadow Monetary Policy Committee (SMPC), which also includes our Chairman, Professor Tim Congdon, we intend from now on to publish the minutes of the SMPC’s monthly meetings. Here is a link to the minutes of the October 16th meeting.
8th October 2018:
We are very pleased to announce that our Director, Dr Juan Castaneda, has been appointed a member of the Institute of Economic Affairs’ Shadow Monetary Policy Committee (SMPC), jointly chaired by Dr Andrew Lilico (Europe Economics) and Trevor Williams (Derby University). The SMPC is a group of independent economists which meets every term since 1997 to both monitor the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee’s decisions and to make recommendations of its own on monetary policy decisions. Our Chairman, Professor Tim Congdon, is also a member of the SMPC and has supported it and contributed to its debates. You can find more about the group and its latest minutes here.
5th October 2018:
Juan Castaneda and Alessandro Roselli were invited by the Monetary History Group based in London to present a paper on ‘A measurement of asymmetry in the running of the classical gold standard’. Slides available here.
4th April 2018:
IIMR announces collaboration with Bank of Georgia University
Juan Castaneda, Director and Mohga Bassim, Associate Director of the IIMR will be providing a professional course and a one day conference to the staff and students of the Bank of Georgia University. The topics will include money and monetary policy, research techniques and finance and development.To find out what we can offer contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4th April – New short courses brochure
Details of the short courses offered by the Institute of International Monetary Research can be found in our new brochure, which you can download by clicking on the image to the right.
21st February 2018:
The IIMR is delighted to announce the new members of its Academic Advisory Council:-
Geoffrey Wood (The University of Buckingham)
Forrest Capie (Cass Business School)
Charles Goodhart (FMG, The London School of Economics and Political Science – LSE)
Neil Record (Record Currency Management)
David Marsh (OMFIF Foundation)
Pedro Schwartz Fundación Rafael del Pino)
Maria Nieto (Bank of Spain)
Steve Hanke (The Johns Hopkins University)
Ryland Thomas (Bank of England)
Diego Zuluaga (Cato Institute)
Brandon Davies (former member of Barclays Capital)
Gabriel Stein (Stein Brothers)