Lags, trade-offs and the challenges facing monetary policy

A Deputy Governor of the Bank of England will discuss the outlook for growth, inflation and monetary policy in the UK in a speech at the University of Leeds.

Dr Ben Broadbent, Deputy Governor, Monetary Policy, will speak to students on the MSc Banking & International Finance Programme and academics from Leeds University Business School on Monday 6th December 2021 at 11.30am.   The talk will be Dr Broadbent's first in-person speech since the start of Covid-19. 

Members of the public will be able to watch the lecture online via streaming. More information about the event, including details of how to register, is available here.

Dr Broadbent has specific responsibility for our monetary policy, including monetary analysis, banknotes, and data & analytics transformation.  He was Senior European Economist at Goldman Sachs (2000-2011), during which time he researched and wrote widely on the UK economy and monetary policy. Before that, he was formerly an Assistant Professor of Economics at Columbia University (1997- 2000) and an Economic Adviser at HM Treasury (1989-1991 and 1993-1996).

The Executive Dean of Leeds University Business School, Professor Julia Bennell, will open the talk.