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The European Association for Banking and Financial History (eabh) e.V.

The latest videos and podcasts from financial practitioners and academics.
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Presentations, conversations and talks from the exciting world of financial history

Images of Finance

Reinhard Frost

How to unlock the potential of your photography collection?

Development Banks

Aldo Musacchio & Daniel Diaz

How well do states’ banks do?

A comparative look on how state owned banks addressed distinct market failures.

Coping with Disasters

Christoph Trebesch

200 years of international official lending: characteristics, occurrence and determinants.

The Rate of Return on Everything

Moritz Schularick

Long run returns on real estate compared to other asset classes (1870-2015).

Institutional Investors

Hugo Bänziger

Professional fund management companies are the most powerful players on global financial markets today: when, how and why this massive structural shift happened.

Schroders

Caroline Shaw

The company’s archivist presents the  historical trajectory of a unique investment management firm.

Risk Management

 

eabh experts talk about financial crises in the past and how to avoid them in the future.

Finance & Photography

Adrian Murphy, Patricia Alonso & Elena Serrano

How can organisations unlock the full potential of their photography collections?

This talk looks at the case studies of Europeana and the Bank of Spain.

 

Spread Your Words!

Stanislaw Gorący and Anna Brzyska

The experts from National Bank of Poland Education and Publishing Department reveal the ingredients for successful in-house publishing.

Audio

Open conversations about money and history

Sovereign Debt

Carmen Hofmann & Christoph Trebesch

Is there such thing as ‘debt without drama’ or is the worst yet to come? A conversation about sovereign debt in the 21st century.

Helicopter Money

Carmen Hofmann & Donato Masciandaro

Can we find a historical precedent for unprecedented monetary policies in 1630 Venice?

Interest Rates

Carmen Hofmann & Paul Schmelzing

700 years of interest rates. Let’s take a close look at their continuous decline!

 

Bretton Woods

Hugo Bänziger & Barry Eichengreen

An expert look to the past and the future of the international monetary system.

Who finances the financiers?

Carmen Hofmann & Mario Pisani

Get to know Her Majesty’s Treasury: Its 1000 years history; its relationship with the Bank of England and the important role it plays in a world after the Great Financial Crisis of 2008.

The BNP Paribas Archive

Carmen Hofmann & Marie Laperdrix

Discover the apparent and the hidden treasures of one of Europe’s most significant financial archives.

 

Where is financial history going?

Hugo Bänziger & Harold James

A real long view on the field of financial history. Can we see an anticipation of what is happening now by looking much further to the past?

Fire in London

Carmen Hofmann & Nathan Sussman

In this episode of the eabh podcast we  talk about the Great Fire of London, the rebuilding of the City afterwards, the role of the Corporation of London and in more general terms financial innovations, revolutions and development.

Slavery

Carmen Hofmann & Andrea Papadia

In episode 3 of Finance & History the eabh podcast we  talk about the slave business, its connection with the financial industry and the case of Brazil.

Risk Management

Hugo Bänziger & Torsten Wegner

Our  experts talk about the development of financial risk management since Bretton Woods, its failures during the Great Financial Crises, how the industry has taken on the complexities of risk since 2008; and what finance could learn from the Apollo Space Mission to the moon…

Debts & Dictators

Carmen Hofmann & Tobias Straumann

In the first episode of Finance & History, we talk  about financial crises, sovereign debt, the complexity of international frameworks and the rise of Hitler.