BIOGRAPHY - Charles Goodhart - EN

Emeritus Professor, London School of Economics

  • Emeritus Professor of Banking and Finance with the Financial Markets Group at the London School of Economics, having previously, 1987-2005, been its Deputy Director. 

  • Until his retirement in 2002, he had been the Norman Sosnow Professor of Banking and Finance at LSE since 1985. 

  • Before then, he had worked at the Bank of England for seventeen years as a monetary adviser, becoming a Chief Adviser 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 had taught at Cambridge 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 Adviser to the Governor of the Bank of England, 2002-2004, and numerous other studies relating to financial markets and to monetary policy and history.   His latest books include The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision: A History of the Early Years, 1974-1997, (2011), and The Regulatory Response to the Financial Crisis, (2009).