Savings in a world without interest?
Financial History Workshop, Brussels, 27 May 2016
There is a 30 minutes slot for each speaker. 20 minutes are reserved for the speakers to present their research project followed by 10 minutes of discussion. All presentations will be presented in English.
Welcoming by WSBI-ESBG Managing Director Chris De Noose
Insurance and Investment: savings banks and asset-based welfare
Josephine Maltby, Sheffield University Management School, United Kingdom
Savings and Investment During the Great Depression and the Recent Global Crisis: An Overinvestment View
Andreas Hoffmann, University of Leipzig, Germany
Fishing in Troubled Water : Savings Business in China during the 1920s-1930s
presented by Pui-Tak Lee, University of Hong-Kong, China
The role of Low Interest Rates on preferences of Savings in Turkey
presented by Zeliha Sayar, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Origins and Measurement of Financial Repression: The British Case mid-20th Century
Garrick Hileman, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance & London School of Economics
Closing Words by
Thorsten Wehber, Head of Documentation Center on Savings Banks History, Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband