Climate change represents a clear and present danger to the health and wellbeing of current and future generations. It is only natural that every unelected official who sets economic policy would reflect [...]
About Richard Barwell (Edit profile)Head of Macro Research at BNP Paribas Asset Management. Richard is responsible for promoting collaboration between investment teams and formulating alpha-generating investment views across all asset classes. Richard has worked at Royal Bank of Scotland (Markets & International Banking and Global Banking & Markets) and the Bank of England as a Senior Economist. Richard has 16 years of investment experience.
Large scale asset purchase programmes by central banks have become a familiar part of the landscape in financial markets. There is a lot of attention on what assets central banks plan to [...]
Forensic scrutiny of the decisions taken by policymakers and the analysis that underpins them is an essential component of a healthy public policy regime, particularly one where power has been delegated from [...]
No model and no loss function is not a recipe for good macroprudential policy Author: Richard Barwell Published: 27 September 2021 There is a problem with macroprudential policy. The two [...]