The Noel Butlin lecture will be given by Professor Forrest Capie of Cass Business School, City University, London. Professor Capie has written widely on money, banking, trade and commercial policy. In recent years he published The Bank of England: 1950s to 1979 (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and Money over Two Centuries (Oxford University Press, 2012).
After a doctorate at the London School of Economics in the 1970s and a teaching fellowship there, Professor Capie taught at the University of Warwick, and the University of Leeds. He has been a British Academy Overseas Fellow at the National Bureau, New York, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Aix-Marseille, and at the London School of Economics, and a Visiting Scholar at the IMF. He was Head of Department of Banking and Finance at City University (1989-1992); Editor Economic History Review (1993-1999), member of the UK Shadow Chancellor’s advisory panel (1999-2005), as well as advisor to the UK’s Parliamentary Commission on Banking following the recent global financial crisis. Professor Capie is an Academician of the British Academy of Social Sciences.