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Paul Tucker on Central Bank Independence and *Unelected Power*

Macro Musings with David Beckworth

Release Date: 03/25/2019

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Paul Tucker is a 33-year veteran of the Bank of England where he served as both a member and deputy governor of the Monetary Policy Committee.  Currently, Paul is a senior fellow at Harvard and a chair at the Systemic Risk Council. He has also recently authored a book, *Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State* and joins the show today to discuss talk about it. David and Paul also discuss central bank independence and justifications for the existence of a regulatory state as well as Paul’s “principles for delegation” criteria.

 

Transcript for the episode: https://www.mercatus.org/bridge/podcasts/03252019/paul-tucker-central-bank-independence-and-unelected-power

 

Paul’s website: http://paultucker.me/

Paul’s Harvard University profile: https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/people/001970-paul-tucker

 

Related Links:

 

*Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State* by Paul Tucker

https://press.princeton.edu/titles/11240.html

 

David’s blog: macromarketmusings.blogspot.com
David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth

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