Research Group: Centre for Banking, Finance and Sustainable Development
The Centre focuses on the link between the financial sector, and here in particular the banking system, and economic growth and development. The latter is interpreted in the broadest possible way, including and increasingly focusing on the sustainability aspect of both banking and development.
Currently Active: Yes
The Centre operates in an interdisciplinary fashion. Members hail not only from the Finance Group at the School of Management, but also the Economics Division in the School of Social Sciences, and it is open to any other discipline.
The objectives of the Centre are to:
- conduct and encourage high quality research in the relationship between finance and growth, and finance and sustainable growth.
- engage in interdisciplinary and inter University research through collaboration with contacts in the University of Southampton, in the UK and overseas.
- disseminate the research of the Centre as widely as possible through published research, presentations at conferences and seminars.
- engage with a range of stakeholders in the academic, professional and industrial spheres.
Call for papers - European Conference on Banking and the Economy
The Centre for Banking, Finance and Sustainable Development is inviting paper submissions for presentation at the European Conference on Banking and the Economy, hosted by the Centre on 29 September 2011. Click here for further information.
24th February 2011, 14.30, - Centre Seminar - Preventing Meltdown - An Operational Banker's view on the financial crisis
Main speaker: Mr Joseph De Feo
25th September 2010, 6pm,- School of Management/Centre Seminar - 'Quantitative Easing' - What you always wanted to know about it, and what you are not supposed to find out
Main speaker: Prof. Richard A. Werner
18th March 2010 , 6pm,- Centre Seminar - The Relevance of Keynes
Main speaker: Lord Skidelsky
14th October 2009, 6pm,- Centre Seminar - Global Financial Crisis - Lessons Learned
Main speaker: Dr Rolf-E. Breuer
Centre Discussion Paper Series and Centre Policy Debate Series
Charles A. E. Goodhart (2008), The Regulatory Response to the Financial Crisis, CBFSD Discussion Paper No. 1/08
Werner, Richard A. (2008), The Unintended Consequences of the Debt, CBFSD Discussion Paper No. 2/08
Werner, Richard A, (2009), A comparative study of selected 20th Century Banking Crises in Japan and Implications for Theory and Practice. Discussion Paper No. 1/09.
Werner, Richard A, (2009), Selective Award of a Public Privilege: An Analytical Evaluation of a Potential Obstacle to the Growth of Not-For-Profit Financial Institutions in the UK. Discussion Paper No. 2/09.
Policy debate working paper series
Werner, Richard A (2009), Understanding the credit crisis: Why banks collasped - and with them the Mainstream Paradigm in Economics and Finance
Werner, Richard A (2010), Towards Stable and Competitive Banking in the UK – Evidence for the Independent Commission on Banking, November.
Centre media appearances
Centre Director interviewed on the global financial crisis at Doshisha University, Kyoto, on 10 February 2009
Published letter in the Financial Times, 3rd April 2009, on fiscal policy effectiveness.
Response and Rejoinder to Letter in the Financial Times (7 April, 15 April 2009)
Published letter in the Financial Times, 2nd September 2009, on quantitative easing.
Centre Director interviewed on Radio 5 Live, 19th March 2010, on taxpayers bail out of the banks.
Centre Director interviewed on BBC World Service, April 2010, on why governments should concentrate more on preventing future financial crises.
BBC World Service, Tuesday 21 September 2010, 7.32am. Business Daily: Banking on a crisis? Are governments about to cause a fresh European banking crisis?
Published letter in the Financial Times, 17 November 2010, on bank regulation, Basel rules, and how to prevent banking crises
- Preventing Meltdowns seminar PDF
- The Relevance of Keynes
- Financial Crisis - Lessons learned
- Get Adobe Reader
- CBFSD Discussion Paper No1/08
- CBFSD Discussion Paper No2/08
- CBFSD Discussion Paper No1/09
- CBFSD Discussion Paper No2/09
- Get Adobe Reader
No research projects are currently associated with this group.