Podcast

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Zombie firms: the plight of the corporate undead (00:20:00)
13 Apr 2021

Zombie firms were the subject of Ryan Banerjee and Boris Hofmann's research before the Covid-19 crisis. They discuss how zombie firms have fared in the crisis and what lies ahead.

Central banks and their monetary policy responses to the Covid-19 pandemic (00:19:04)
30 Mar 2021

Carlos Cantú and Paolo Cavallino explain how a novel database provides a "deep dive" into the monetary policy responses of central banks worldwide during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more

Bill Dudley: if the BIS didn't exist, it would have to be invented (00:19:09)
11 Mar 2021

Bill Dudley explains the BIS's role in supporting global financial stability and highlights from his time chairing some of the central bank committees in an interview conducted on 18 January 2021, expanding on his chapter in a book marking the Bank's 90th anniversary.

Harold James: The BIS and the European Monetary Experiment (00:15:05)
27 Jan 2021 90th anniversary

Harold James discusses the role the BIS played in the creation of the Euro, based on his book chapter in a recently published book issued to mark the Bank's 90th anniversary.

The Bank of Amsterdam and its lessons for the governance of money (00:12:00)
10 Nov 2020 Working Papers No 902, November 2020

Jon Frost and Giulio Cornelli tell the story of the Bank of Amsterdam, an 18th century deposit bank, and its lessons for the digital age. Its rise and fall shed light on digital stablecoins and the role of central banks.

Chris Brummer: Soft Law and the BIS (00:23:54)
4 Nov 2020 90th anniversary

Chris Brummer speaks about his chapter on Soft Law and the BIS in a recently published book issued to mark the Bank's 90th anniversary.

Catherine Schenk: Governance at the BIS since 1973 (00:16:13)
22 Oct 2020 90th anniversary

Catherine R Schenk speaks about her chapter on governance at the BIS in a recently published book issued to mark the Bank's 90th anniversary.

Central bank digital currencies: foundational principles and core features (00:14:38)
9 Oct 2020 Publication of report: Central bank digital currencies: foundational principles and core features

Benoît Cœuré and Sir Jon Cunliffe, co-chairs of a central bank working group, discuss the report, Central Bank digital currencies: foundational principles and core features.

Jean-François Rigaudy on reserve management and the BIS (00:28:31)
18 Aug 2020
Jean-François Rigaudy, outgoing Deputy Head of the BIS Banking Department, offers some insights on the evolution of reserve management, and of BIS banking services, from a long career serving central bank customers.
Agustín Carstens and Claudio Borio on the central bank response to the Covid-19 crisis (21:23:00)
30 Jun 2020 AER 2020
Agustin Carstens discusses the monetary and fiscal response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the challenges facing central banks ahead. Claudio Borio talks about the steps central banks took as regulators and supervisors.