19 October 2011

Central Bank of Iceland hires new director

Sigríður Benediktsdóttir has been engaged to direct the Financial Stability Department of the Central Bank of Iceland. Sigríður received a BS in economics from the University of Iceland in 1995 and a BS in computer science from the same school in 1998. She completed her doctoral degree in economics at Yale University in May 2005. She was appointed to the Parliamentary Special Investigation Commission on the Icelandic banking collapse in 2008.

10 October 2011

Governor's speech at a OEDC symposium on crisis management and use of government guarantees

Mar Gudmundsson Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland gave a speech at a symposium on crisis management and the use of government guarantees.

06 October 2011

Presentation on the Icelandic economy

Thorarinn G. Petursson, Chief Economist of the Central Bank of Iceland and member of the Monetary Policy Committee, spoke to a group of experts from international financial institutions about the Icelandic economy on 3 October 2011. Petursson used material from the following PowerPoint presentation in his lecture.

05 October 2011

The minutes of the MPC from the interest rate decision of 21 September 2011

Here are the minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Iceland from the meeting held on 20 September 2011.