Podcasts

The OMFIF podcast channel can be followed on iTunes and Spotify. Individual episodes can also be downloaded via this page. OMFIF releases podcasts every week, focusing on important areas pertaining to monetary policy and public investment themes.

Reflections on Lagarde, Germany and the future of the ECB

Reflections on Lagarde, Germany and the future of the ECB

In her first week as president of the European Central Bank, Christine ...
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Fed Talk: Can structural problems in money markets be resolved?

Fed Talk: Can structural problems in money markets be resolved?

Bill Nelson, chief economist at the Bank Policy Institute and Allan Malz, ...
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Women in finance: How fintech can promote gender balance

Women in finance: How fintech can promote gender balance

Digital disruption is forcing the financial industry to change and upskill, creating ...
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Synopsis: The ECB’s return to QE, claustrophobia on the Fed balance sheet, and Facebook’s Libra

Synopsis: The ECB’s return to QE, claustrophobia on the Fed balance sheet, and Facebook’s Libra

In this episode of Synopsis, OMFIF's weekly roundup of news and analysis, ...
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Libra: Practicalities, technology, and the future of payments

Libra: Practicalities, technology, and the future of payments

Christian Catalini, co-creator of Libra and head economist at Calibra, and Teunis ...
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Synopsis: Donald Trump's multipolar world, pressures on Christine Lagarde, and central bank communications

Synopsis: Donald Trump’s multipolar world, pressures on Christine Lagarde, and central bank communications

In this episode of Synopsis, OMFIF's weekly roundup of news and analysis, ...
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Libra and its potential role in the global monetary system

Libra and its potential role in the global monetary system

Facebook's plans for a global cryptocurrency have caused a stir among regulators ...
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Synopsis: IMF in peril, Europe’s ever-closer union, and unconventional policy tools

Synopsis: IMF in peril, Europe’s ever-closer union, and unconventional policy tools

In this episode of Synopsis, OMFIF's weekly roundup of news and analysis, ...
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Examining prospects for monetary and fiscal policy coordination

Examining prospects for monetary and fiscal policy coordination

Jean Boivin, managing director and head of global research at the Blackrock ...
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Synopsis: Carney’s futuristic ideas, living with deflation, and the rise of ‘reverse Yankees’

Synopsis: Carney’s futuristic ideas, living with deflation, and the rise of ‘reverse Yankees’

In this episode of Synopsis, OMFIF's weekly roundup of news and analysis, ...
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Global gold demand: Prospects for central bank reserve portfolios

Global gold demand: Prospects for central bank reserve portfolios

Kurtulus Taskale Diamondopoulos, director of central banks and public policy at the ...
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Fed Talk: A divided committee and mixed economic outlook

Fed Talk: A divided committee and mixed economic outlook

The Federal Reserve cut the fed funds rate by 25 basis points ...
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