Charles A. E. Goodhart

Charles A. E. Goodhart, CBE, FBA is the Norman Sosnow Professor Banking and Finance and Programme Director of Regulation & Financial Stability in the Financial Markets Group in the Department of Economics at the London School of Economics. He obtained the Bachelor of Arts Degree from Cambridge University in 1960 and Ph.D in 1963 from Harvard University. Before joining the London School of Economics in 1985, he worked at the Bank of England for seventeen years as a monetary adviser, becoming a Chief Adviser in 1980. During 1986, Professor Goodhart helped to found, with Professor Mervyn King, the Financial Markets Group at London School of Economics, which began its operation at the start of 1987. In 1997, he was appointed one of the outside independent members of the Bank of England’s new Monetary Policy Committee until May 2000. Besides numerous articles, his books include Money, Information and Uncertainty (2nd Edition 1989); Monetary Theory and Practice (1984); Financial Development and Economic Growth: Explaining the Links (2005); The New York Money Market and the Finance of Trade, 1900-1913 (1969); The Central Bank and The Financial System (1995); and The Evolution of Central Banks (1988).

Good Money 2011