Prof. E. Philip Davis
E. Philip Davis is a Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance at Brunel University and an IMF Adviser. His main research areas are financial stability, banking and macro-prudential policy; pension funds/economic impact of population ageing; policy-related applied macroeconomic research and analysis; the application of biblical theology to economic issues.
MA (PPE) Oxon, MPhil (Econ) Oxon Principal Research Fellow, NIESR, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance, Brunel University and Advisor on Macroprudential Policy, International Monetary Fund. Bank of England 1980-2000 secondments: Bank for International Settlements 1985-7 European Monetary Institute/European Central Bank 1993-8; Professor of Economics and Finance, Brunel University, 2000-9. Research Topics: Pension funds/institutional investors Financial instability Economics of the personal sector Portfolio behaviour Macroeconomic modelling Euromarkets International financial centres Corporate finance Economics of banking Financial regulation Financial spreads as indicator variables EMU Website: www.ephilipdavis.com E-Group: groups.yahoo.com/group/financial_stability Short biog: Philip is a policy and research economist, with particular interests in Finance and the interface between Finance and Macroeconomics. After spending 20 years at the Bank of England, with spells on secondment to the BIS and ECB, Philip was a Visiting Fellow at NIESR from 2000 to 2009, during which he was also Professor of Economics and Finance at Brunel University. Since 2009 he has been a Principal Research Fellow at NIESR, and also Pastor of Penge Baptist Church, South London.