Richard Portes, President of CEPR, has been appointed as the inaugural holder of the Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Chair in European Economic and Monetary Integration at the European University Institute. He will take up this post from September 2014 on a part-time basis while continuing at London Business School, where he is Professor of Economics.
This CEPR book shares the results of a series of policy-oriented think pieces on energy policy. The chapters deal with various facets of the energy policy challenges Europe as a region and European countries are likely to face in the foreseeable future.
€-coin rose slightly in January to 0.31 from 0.29 in December, reaching its highest level since the summer of 2011.
Stephen Broadberry has been appointed Director of the the Centre's Economic History Programme from 1 January 2014, taking over from Kevin O'Rourke, who has become CEPR Research Director. He is Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics, and has taught at the Universities of Warwick, Oxford, Cardiff and British Columbia. His research interests include the development of the world economy from 1000 AD to the present; historical national accounts for Britain since 1086; the Great Divergence of productivity and living standards between Europe and Asia; sectoral aspects of comparative growth and productivity performance during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; productivity in services; wars and economic performance.
The ‘shadow banking’ sector is a loose title given to the financial sector that exists outside the regulatory perimeter but mimics some structures and functions of banks. In Policy Insight 69, Enrico Perotti looks into what we have learned about shadow banking since the Global Crisis.