Former central banker Paul Tucker is the chair of the Systemic Risk Council, a Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, and author of Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State. 

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PODCASTS

Central-banking accountability: A conversation with Sir Paul Tucker, McKinsey, Nov. 2019
The former deputy governor of the Bank of England discusses deciphering the Alice in Wonderland world of negative interest rates and central-bank accountability with senior partner Eckart Windhagen.

The Financial Stability Oversight Council and non-bank financial companies, OMFIF Podcast, 2 July, 2019
In March this year, the Financial Stability Oversight Council proposed amendments to its interpretive guidance on the supervision and regulation of certain non-bank financial companies. Paul Tucker, chair of the Systemic Risk Council, and Amias Moore Gerety, partner at QED, join Mark Sobel, US chairman of OMFIF, to discuss their views on the matter. They also assess the position of non-bank financial companies in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act 2010, and the wider role of FSOC.

Money – in your pocket and in the bank, BBC Radio 4, 17 June, 2019
John Guy, Miatta Fahnbulleh, Paul Tucker and Alice Tapper join Andrew Marr to discuss the power of central banks and the trouble with private debt.

Paul Tucker on Central Bank Independence and “Unelected Power”, Macro Musings with David Beckworth, 25 March, 2019

In Conversation: Paul Tucker, Chair, Systemic Risk Council, OMFIF, 16 Jan., 2019

Rhodes Center Interview, 24 Oct., 2018

Regulators – Unelected Power & Uncertain Constitutional Position, London Fintech Podcast, Fall 2018

The Reluctant Central Banker, Capitalisn’t, 5 July, 2018

Money talks: G7 handshakes at dawn The Economist, 12 June, 2018

Alphachat podcast: Sir Paul Tucker on the legitimacy of the central bank FT, 18 May, 2018

The economist and former deputy governor of the Bank of England joins the FT’s John Authers to debate the power of government agencies and the unelected officials leading them, including those at the helm of institutions like the Federal Reserve. It’s the subject of his recent book, “Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State.”

The quest for legitimacy in central banking and the regulatory state, with Paul Adamson, E!SharpJune 2018

Director’s Cut: Central banking and the problem of unelected power. Bruegel director Guntram Wolff discusses current tensions in central banking governance with Paul Tucker,Bruegel5 June 2018

Regulating the regulators: The power and legitimacy of the central bankers directing our economy, Resolution Foundation, 22 May 2018