Podcast

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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.
Hyun Song Shin: Central banks and payments in the digital era (00:10:49)
24 Jun 2020 AER 2020
Hyun Song Shin discusses how central banks, as guardians of the safety and integrity of the payment system, must keep evolving to meet the challenge of rapidly accelerating digital innovation, as outlined in Chapter III of the BIS Annual Economic Report.
Piet Clement: The BIS at 90 (00:24:11)
17 May 2020

Piet Clement explains the origins of the BIS and the roles it has played since opening on 17 May 1930.

FSI crisis paper 1 - Iceland (00:19:56)
26 Mar 2020 Patrizia Baudino: FSI crisis management series - the banking crisis in Iceland publication
Patrizia Baudino speaks about Iceland in 2008 as part of the Financial Stability Institute's new series on bank crisis management.