The Most Important Bank You Have Never Heard Of
The Covid-19 Pandemic, a once in a life-time economic recession, and digitalisation. These are issues that everyone has heard about. Tied to all of these issues, however, is a little known but important financial institution — the Bank for International Settlements. Also known as the “Central Bank of Central Banks”, the BIS’s role in all these issues is crucial but little understood. Why do we need a Central Bank for Central Banks and how can the BIS help in addressing the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and digitalisation? Join us for a discussion with Head of the Monetary and Economic Department of the BIS — Claudio Borio — to find out more.
Who: Claudio Borio, Chief economist of the BiS
When: 12 november, 11:30 – 12:30
Interviewers: Carli Kooijman & Luis Amaro Mendes