Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University; President Emeritus, Harvard University
October 24, 2018
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall
There will be a book sale and signing with Sir Paul Tucker from 2:30 - 3:15pm. The sale is organized by the Harvard Coop.
reliance on technocratic government risks moving us all towards undemocratic
liberalism, and a popular backlash. Among technocrats, few reach further than
central bankers, who emerged from the financial crisis as a third great pillar
of unelected power alongside the judiciary and the military. In his new book Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking
and the Regulatory State, Paul Tucker outlines principles of delegation
that can bring independent agencies into line with the deep political values of
democracy, the rule of law, and constitutionalism.
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