"supporting and encouraging high quality economic, financial and business journalism"

The Wincott Foundation was set up in 1969 in honour of Harold Wincott, the most distinguished economic journalist of his day in the UK. The current chairman is Sir Geoffrey Owen, former editor of the Financial Times. Sir Geoffrey is supported by a group of trustees who have a background in business, journalism and academia.

THE 2012 WINCOTT MEMORIAL LECTURE

The 2012 Annual Memorial Lecture was given on Wednesday, 17 October 2012 by Raghuram Rajan, then the Eric J Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago. Prof Rajan has since become the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. The lecture was followed by a comment by Roger Bootle, Managing Director, Capital Economics.

Photo right: Professor Raghuram Rajan with Sir Geoffrey Owen, chairman of the Wincott Foundation.

For a Powerpoint outline of the lecture, click here

For the text of Raghuram Rajan's article in the Financial Times, based on the lecture, click here

Discussion of Professor Raghuram Rajan's lecture

Comment on the lecture by Roger Bootle, Managing Director of Capital Economics...click here

Vernon Bogdanor, Research Professor at the Institute for Contemporary History at King's College, London on the various forms of capitalism...click here

Diane Coyle, head of Englightment Economics and a Wincott trustee, adds institutional and governance reform to Professor Rajan's already long list...click here

Catherine Snowdon, Wincott postgraduate scholar in business and economics journalism at the Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies (JOMEC), welcomes Professor Rajan's broad view...click here

To join the discussion, send your submission to:

Ian Rodger
Secretary
The Wincott Foundation
secretary@wincott.co.uk

 

The 2011 Annual Memorial Lecture was given by Andy Haldane, Executive Director, Financial Stability at the Bank of England. This was followed by comment from Martin Wolf.

For texts of Mr Haldane's lecture and the subsequent comment by Martin Wolf of the Financial Times, please click on the links below.

Andy Haldane "Control rights (and wrongs)"

Martin Wolf Comment

THE TRUSTEES
SIR GEOFFREY OWEN (Chairman)
SIR RICHARD LAMBERT
PROFESSOR IAN HARGREAVES CBE
CHRISTOPHER HIRD
RUPERT PENNANT-REA
BILL ROBINSON
ELIZABETH WINCOTT HECKETT
PROFESSOR GEOFFREY WOOD
DIANE COYLE OBE

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