Please join us for a webcast featuring London Business School economists

An in-depth discussion on the impact of Brexit on the following topics:

  • Exchange rates
  • Capital flows
  • Monetary policy
  • Foreign direct investment

The webcast will include a moderated Q&A session.

Speakers

Hélène Rey

Lord Raj Bagri Professor of Economics and
Academic Director, AQR Asset Management Institute at London Business School

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Hélène Rey is Professor of Economics at London Business School. Until 2007, she was at Princeton University, as Professor of Economics and International Affairs in the Economics Department and the Woodrow Wilson School.

Her research focuses on the determinants and consequences of external trade and financial imbalances, the theory of financial crises and the organization of the international monetary system. She demonstrated in particular that countries gross external asset positions help predict current account adjustments and the exchange rate.

Richard Portes CBE

Professor of Economics and
Academic Director, AQR Asset Management Institute at London Business School

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Richard Portes, Professor of Economics at London Business School, is Founder and President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), inaugural holder of the Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Chair at the European University Institute, and Co-Chair of the Board of Economic Policy. He is an elected Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the British Academy. He is Vice-Chair of the Advisory Scientific Committee to the European Systemic Risk Board (and Co-Chair of the ESRB’s Joint Expert Group on Shadow Banking), of the Steering Committee of the Euro50 Group, and of the Bellagio Group on the International Economy. 

Moderator

Simon Nixon

Chief European Commentator of the Wall Street Journal

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Simon Nixon is Chief European Commentator of the Wall Street Journal.He joined the WSJ in 2008 and was previously European editor of Heard on the Street. Before that, he was executive editor of the breakingviews financial commentary service, City editor of The Week and a founder editor of Moneyweek. Before becoming a journalist, he worked for five years in investment banking. He is a graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge University, where he gained a first class degree in History.

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