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The Group of Thirty designs solutions that enhance financial and economic stability.
The Group of Thirty aims to deepen understanding of international economic and financial issues, to explore the international repercussions of decisions taken in the public and private sectors, and to examine the choices available to market practitioners and policymakers.
The work of the Group of Thirty impacts the current and future structure of the global financial system by delivering actionable recommendations directly to the private and public policymaking communities.
Our Latest Publications
In our new Occassional Paper, Gail Kelly, former CEO and Managing Director of Westpac, looks at the important, developing relationship between financial services and technology. She examines the history of technological innovation in financial services, current trends, and offers guidance in overcoming some of the challenges that can arise as a product of this revolution.
The 2012-2013 Annual Report covers the Group's activities during fiscal years 2012 and 2013, which comprises July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013. The Sections include a full membership list, as well as a description of the G30's meetings, events, and publications.
In its latest report, the G30 Working Group on Banking Supervision provides recommendations designed to enhance the overall effectiveness of financial institution supervision by identifying specific initiatives and processes to assist supervisors directly in discharge of their responsibilities and to promote alignment of boardroom expectations and responses to such initiatives and processes.
President of the National Bank of Poland and former Polish Minister of Finance, Marek Belka, looks at both Poland’s integration process into the European Union and the post-accession years. Belka concludes that Poland growth, stability, and competitiveness were fostered in large part by its membership in the EU.
The Group of Thirty has published The Digital Revolution in Banking by Gail Kelly, G30 member and former Managing Director and CEO of Westpac.
This publication examines the growing and important relationship between financial services and technology. The publication discusses the history of technological innovation in financial services, current trends, and offers guidance in overcoming some of the challenges that can arise as a product of this revolution.
To download a copy of the report, please click here.
Members in the News
March 27, 2015
In an opinion piece for Project Syndicate, Martin Feldstein, Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research, discusses the recognition by Chinese officials during the annual China Development Forum that "annual real GDP growth has declined permanently from the past three decades' average rate of nearly 10%.” He warns that China has many other economic concerns also, including massive debt owed to local governments, environmental problems, weak performance of state-owned enterprises, and the continuation of restrictions on direct investments by foreigners.
March 16, 2015
In a Project Syndicate article, Adair Turner, Senior Fellow at the Institute for New Economic Thinking, discusses how the Bank of Japan will eventually have to monetize trillions of dollars of government debt. However, due to the culturally and ethnically homogenous nature of Japan, “the probable market reaction will be a collective shrug of the shoulders.” He argues the market should be more concerned with the Eurozone because of its years of increasing unemployment and slow growth.