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Kenneth Rogoff and Tharman Shanmugaratnam at the 2019 G30 Occasional Lecture

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Panelists at the 2018 International Banking Seminar

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G30 members and invited guests at the 79th plenary meeting of the Group in Buenos Aires, hosted by the Central Bank of Argentina

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Participants at the 2017 International Banking Seminar

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G30 members and invited guests at the 75th plenary meeting of the Group in Singapore, hosted by the Monetary Authority of Singapore

The Group of Thirty aims to deepen understanding of international economic and financial issues, and to explore the international repercussions of decisions taken in the public and private sectors. The Group is characterized by its knowledge of the past and broad-minded, forward thinking. 

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Kenneth Rogoff: "Is This the Beginning of the End of Central Bank Independence?"

On April 10, 2019 Kenneth Rogoff, Professor of Economics and Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University, delivered a lecture entitled “Is This the Beginning of the End of Central Bank Independence.” This G30 Occasional Lecture was hosted at the International Monetary Fund.

Recent Publications

Pull, Push, Pipes: Sustainable Capital Flows for a New World Order

2019 — In this Occasional Paper, Governor Mark Carney of the Bank of England argues that capital flow volatility is rising because of the fundamental asymmetry in the international monetary financial system and the rapid rise of market-based finance. Learn more »

Is This the Beginning of the End of Central Bank Independence?

2019 — This Occasional Paper is adapted from a speech delivered by Kenneth Rogoff at the 2019 G30 Occasional Lecture. The paper discusses the importance of central bank independence and recent trends which may undermine it.  Learn more »