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Karl Brunner Distinguished Lecture Series

General information

The SNB has established an annual "Karl Brunner Distinguished Lecture Series" in memory of the internationally renowned Swiss economist Karl Brunner (1916–1989). The series will feature eminent monetary theory and policy thinkers whose research has been relevant to central banking.

The lectures can be viewed live during the event on Research TV. The Research TV recordings will then be available in the archive. The lectures are available only in their original language.

Press release - Karl Brunner Distinguished Lecture Series
16 February 2016
Swiss National Bank establishes Karl Brunner Lecture Series
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Karl Brunner Centenary

Information on the Karl Brunner Centenary event
22 September 2016
Why is the SNB introducing a lecture series?
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22 September 2016
Why the Karl Brunner Centenary Event?
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22 September 2016
Who was Karl Brunner?
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Video recordings of the speeches at the Karl Brunner Centenary are availalbe in the archive.

First Karl Brunner Distinguished Lecture by Kenneth S. Rogoff

Documents to the First Karl Brunner Distinguished Lecture
22 September 2016
Introduction of Kenneth S. Rogoff by Thomas J. Jordan
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22 September 2016
Why is the first award going to Kenneth Rogoff?
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The video recording of this lecture is available in the archive.