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.
Kenneth Rogoff and Tharman Shanmugaratnam at the 2019 G30 Occasional Lecture
Yi Gang, Governor of the People's Bank of China; Jacob Frenkel, Chairman of the Trustees of the Group of Thirty; and Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Chairman of the Group of Thirty.
Governor Ilan Goldfajn, Central Bank of Brazil; Governor Yi Gang, People's Bank of China; Jacob Frenkel, G30 Chairman of the Trustees; and Tharman Shanmugaratnam, G30 Chairman, Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Bank of Japan; Governor François Villeroy de Galhau, Banque de France.
Agustín Carstens, General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements; Jacob Frenkel, G30 Chairman of the Trustees; Tharman Shanmugaratnam, G30 Chairman; Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England; and John Taylor, Professor of Economics at Stanford University.
G30 members and invited guests at the 79th plenary meeting of the Group in Buenos Aires, hosted by the Central Bank of Argentina.
Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China speaks at the 2017 International Banking Seminar along side Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President of the European Central Bank and Jacob Frenkel, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Group of Thirty.
(Left to right) Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Chairman of the Group of Thirty; Jacob Frenkel, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Group of Thirty; and Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Participants at the 2017 International Banking Seminar.
G30 members and invited guests at the 77th plenary meeting of the Group in London, hosted by the Bank of England.
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.
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.
G30 members and invited guests at the 75th plenary meeting of the Group in Singapore, hosted by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
Kenneth Rogoff: "Is This the Beginning of the End of Central Bank Independence?"
Banking Conduct and Culture: A Permanent Mindset Change
2018 — This study examines the evolution of conduct and culture in the global banking industry post financial crisis, notes areas of progress, and makes recommendations for the future.
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Managing the Next Financial Crisis: An Assessment of Emergency Arrangements in the Major Economies
2018 — This study examines the emergency mechanisms and authorities available across the major economies to help manage future financial crises. The study asks whether changes to the mechanisms and authorities made since the 2007-08 global financial crisis have made the major economies safer and more able to address future crises.
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April 17, 2019 — During the Group of Thirty’s 2019 Occasional Lecture at the IMF Spring Meetings, Kenneth Rogoff, Professor of Economics and Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University, expressed concern regarding threats to central bank independence from around the globe. Rogoff discussed future problems for central banks, such as inflation, interest rates near the zero-bound, and central banks’ limited knowledge of fiscal policy. While introducing Dr. Rogoff, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, G30 Chairman and Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, identified populism as a significant driver of recent political pressure on central bankers; during Q&A, Axel Weber, Chairman of UBS, expressed faith in the continued independence of the Federal Reserve. A recording of the lecture can be found below.