David Mayes is Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions at the University of Auckland. He was Advisor to the Board at the Bank of Finland for many years, and before that Chief Manager (now labelled Assistant Governor) and Head of Economics at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. An author of more than 40 books and 300 academic articles, he is an Editor of the Economic Journal and a member of the Australia and New Zealand Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee.
David is a Contributory Editor to Central Banking, writing regularly for the Viewpoint column, which brings together timely analysis from experts across the globe. He specialises in banking reform and monetary policy.
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Biographical study of 10 key players in development of EMU provides contrast to more historical analyses
A persuasively written book that is likely to elicit strong opinions
David Mayes argues deposit insurance may impose unnecessary costs