The U.K.’s Office for National Statistics is making economists anxious about inflation.
Mark Carney’s quest for “escape velocity” takes off in the U.K. this week.
Kate Barker , who helped select Ben Broadbent for the Bank of England’s rate-setting committee, said she’s “disappointed” more women didn’t apply for the post.
Former Bank of England policy maker Kate Barker said the case for more economic stimulus through so- called quantitative easing is looking “less certain.”
The Bank of England risks stoking inflation with little benefit to economic growth if it expands its so-called quantitative easing program of stimulus, former policy maker Kate Barker said.
Former Bank of England policy maker Kate Barker was named as a non-executive director at Electra Private Equity Plc, a London-based buyout fund.
Former Bank of England policy maker Kate Barker said officials may be wary of increasing interest rates if it risks stoking gains in the pound that would undermine Britain’s economic recovery.
Former Bank of England policy maker Kate Barker said U.K. house prices may extend their decline this year as Britons’ confidence weakens and banks continue to restrict lending.
Taylor Wimpey Plc , the U.K.’s second- largest homebuilder by volume, appointed former Bank of England policy maker Kate Barker as an independent non-executive director.
Former Bank of England policy makers Willem Buiter and Kate Barker said ownership of financial stability should be with the U.K. Treasury rather than Governor Mervyn King , criticizing a government overhaul of regulation.
"They've created a great deal of confusion and anxiety and muddle and they've made it worse because it's going to be a long time before they come back to look at it sensibly."
- Kate Barker on Mar 17, 2013