Distinguished Lectures

Liquidity: Lessons from the Current Turbulence

Date : 10/19/2008

Speakers : Lord John Eatwell, President of Queen’s College, Cambridge University

Lord John Eatwell, President of Queen’s College, Cambridge University, and a leading scholar in the field of financial policy, shed new light on the long-debated issue of liquidity in order to draw lessons from the current financial turbulence. In particular, he discussed: 1.market liquidity and the causes of financial bubbles; 2.how liquidity relates to monetary and financial policy; 3.lessons that can be drawn from the current financial turmoil for emerging markets and how to reduce systemic risk in financial markets.