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David Miles Lecture “Monetary Policy in Uncertain Times”

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David Miles Lecture “Monetary Policy in Uncertain Times”

We are delighted to announce that the second of our Distinguished Visitor lectures this year will be David Miles, a macroeconomist who has a distinguished record of achievement in the public and private sector. The title of his talk will be “Monetary Policy in Uncertain Times”.

Professor David Miles joined the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England in June 2009 and is currently in his second term of office on the Committee . He is also a Visiting Professor at Imperial College. Miles was formerly a professor of financial economics and head of the Finance Department at Imperial. As an economist he has focused on the interaction between financial markets and the wider economy. He was Chief UK Economist at Morgan Stanley from October 2004 to May 2009.

He has been a specialist economic advisor to the Treasury Select Committee. In Budget 2003, the Chancellor commissioned Professor Miles to lead a review of the UK mortgage market. The result, published at Budget 2004, was the report: "The UK mortgage market: taking a longer-term view". He is a council member of the Royal Economic Society, a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and at the CESIFO research institute in Munich. He is a former editor of "Fiscal Studies".