Mar 25, 2019
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
*Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State* by Paul Tucker
David’s blog: macromarketmusings.blogspot.com
David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth