The Group of Thirty aims to deepen understanding of international economic and financial issues, and to explore the international repercussions of decisions taken in the public and private sectors. The Group is characterized by its knowledge of the past and broad-minded, forward thinking. 

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G30 members and invited guests at the 77th plenary meeting of the Group in London, hosted by the Bank of England.

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Raghuram Rajan, Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, delivers remarks at the Group of Thirty's 2017 Occasional Lecture at the International Monetary Fund.

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Jean-Claude Trichet, Former Chairman of the Group, Stanley Fischer, Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan at the Group's 2016 International Banking Seminar in Washington.

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Governor Zhou Xiaochuan of the People's Bank of China and Jacob A. Frenkel, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Group, at the 2015 International Banking Seminar in Washington, D.C.

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G30 members and invited guests at the 75th plenary meeting of the Group in Singapore, hosted by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

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Vítor Constâncio, Vice President of the European Central Bank, Jean-Claude Trichet, Former G30 Chairman, Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and Jacob Frenkel, G30 Chairman of the Board of Trustees, at the 2014 International Banking Seminar.

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Raghuram Rajan, Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and Geoffrey Bell, Founder of the Group, discuss emerging market growth at the 2013 International Banking Seminar.

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Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, speaks about the outlook for global growth at the 2014 International Banking Seminar.

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Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Singapore, and Maria Ramos, CEO of Barclay's Africa Group, speak at the 2014 International Banking Seminar.

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Paul Volcker, Chairman Emeritus of the Group, Michael E. O'Neill, Chairman of Citigroup, and William Rhodes at the 2013 International Banking Seminar.

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Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, discusses financial regulation alongside Jean-Claude Trichet, Former G30 Chairman, and Jacob Frenkel, G30 Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the 2014 IBS.

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Occasional Lecture 2017: "Populist Insurrections: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Reactions" — Raghuram Rajan

Recent Publications

Shadow Banking and Capital Markets: Risks and Opportunities

2016 — This study examines the proliferation of financial nonbank credit intermediation, also known as shadow banking. The study notes that unregulated or imperfectly regulated shadow banking activities, particularly those in China, undermines financial stability by way of unregulated banking structures.

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Oil and the Global Economy

2016 — Abdlatif Al-Hamad and Philip Verleger, Jr. discuss the many challenges facing the oil industry and the global economy. Al-Hamad discusses the impacts of the current price cycle in the Middle East and North Africa region while Verleger discusses three forces that he believes “threaten to permanently transform the oil industry.”  Learn more »