• Dr. William White

    William White is the former chairman of the Economic and Development Review Committee at the OECD. He was a member of the Issing Committee, advising the German chancellor on G-20 issues. Before that, he was Economic Adviser and Head of the Monetary and Economic Department at the Bank for international Settlements (BIS) (1995 to 2002). In 1969, his career started at the Bank of England. He joined the Bank of Canada in 1972 where he was made Chief of the Research Department, Adviser to the Governor and finally in 1988 Deputy Governor. He predicted the financial crisis of 2007 to 2010 before the 2007's subprime meltdown hit.

Economic Outlook and The Need for Monetary Reform

Abstract: A decade after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, global debt levels are higher than in 2008, lending has moved into the opaque realm of asset management and private equity, and the dollar is surging. Given the proliferating risks, another financial crisis and downturn could be in store.

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