Hélène Rey delivers 38th Barcelona GSE Lecture

Hélène Rey delivers the 38th Barcelona GSE Lecture at Banc Sabadell

Hélène Rey, Professor at London Business School and member of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council, discussed "The International Monetary System and the Role of the United States" at Banc Sabadell on April 19, 2018.

The lecture was introduced by Sofía Rodríguez, Head of Banc Sabadell's Macroeconomics and Financial Stability Division, and Jaume Ventura, Director of CREI, the Barcelona GSE academic unit dedicated to research on International Economics and the Barcelona GSE's Master's Program in International Trade, Finance and Development.

Video: Lecture recap

Professor Rey offered an overview of the role the United States plays in shaping the international monetary system.

Watch the full lecture and download slides here

Other recent activities with Barcelona GSE Scientific Council members

Professor Rey is a member of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council. The Scientific Council is a body of more than 30 internationally renowned economists and social scientists, including 12 Nobel Laureates in Economics.

The Scientific Council meets in Barcelona every two years to review and guide the evolution of the Barcelona GSE's research and education initiatives. In addition, many members of the Scientific Council have participated in the School's activities such as the 10th Anniversary Celebration last year, Summer Forum workshops and policy lectures, chairing the Selection Committee of the Calvó-Armengol Prize, and delivering Barcelona GSE Lectures.

Here are some of their recent activities at the Barcelona GSE:

Roundtable with Barcelona GSE Scientific Council members
21 Scientific Council members participate in the Barcelona GSE's "10th Anniversary Celebration"

Justin Yifu Lin, Barcelona GSE Lecture: "Will China continue to be a growth engine in the world?"

Robert E. Lucas, Barcelona GSE Lecture: "What was the Industrial Revolution?"