This year's annual Wincott Foundation Lecture will be delivered by
Executive Director for Financial Stability, and member of the interim Financial Policy Committee, Bank of England
"The Financial System: tails of the unexpected"
The Lecture will be followed by a comment from
Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times
The Wincott Foundation seeks to contribute to a better understanding of economic issues, principally by supporting and encouraging high-quality economic, financial and business journalism, in the UK and internationally. The Foundation believes that the media – print, broadcast and on-line – have an important role to play in reporting, explaining and commenting on economic and business developments. Accurate, objective and well-informed economic reporting and analysis in the media are essential ingredients of a well-functioning market economy.
The foundation was set up in 1969 in honour of Ha