Prof. Charles Albert Eric Goodhart was born in London in 1936. He obtained the Bachelor of Arts Degree from Cambridge in 1960 and Ph.D in 1963 from Harvard University. Prof. Charles Goodhart, CBE, FBA is now the Norman Sosnow Professor of Banking and Finance at the London School of Economics.

Before joining the London School of Economics in 1985, he worked at the Bank of England for seventeen years as a monetary adviser, becoming a Chief Adviser in 1980. During 1986, Prof. Goodhart helped to found, with Prof. Mervyn King, the Financial Markets Group at London School of Economics, which began its operation at the start of 1987. In 1997, he was appointed one of the outside independent members of the Bank of England’s new Monetary Policy Committee until May 2000.

Books in order of publication:

The New York Money Market and the Finance of Trade, 1900-1913 – 1969

The Business of Banking, 1891-1914 – 1986

The Evolution Of Central Banks – 1988

Money, Information and Uncertainty – 1989

Financial Regulation: Why, How and Where Now? – 1998

Financial Crises, Contagion, and the Lender of Last Resort: A Reader – 2002

Intervention to Save Hong Kong: Counter-Speculation in Financial Markets – 2003

Financial Development and Economic Growth – 2004

House Prices and the Macroeconomy: Implications for Banking and Price Stability – 2007

The Regulatory Response To The Financial Crisis – 2010

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision – 2011

Financial Stability in Practice: Towards an Uncertain Future – 2012

The Great Demographic Reversal: Ageing Societies, Waning Inequality, and an Inflation Revival – 2020