Philip R Lane 27th August 1969
Born 27th August 1969
Philip Richard Lane (born 27 August 1969) is an Irish economist who has served as a Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank since June 2019. He previously served as the Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland from 2015 to 2019.He is the ECB’s Chief Economist and is seen by many to provide an academic counterweight to the traditional political abilities of ECB President, Christine Lagarde.
He was the professor of international macroeconomics and Director of the Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS) at Trinity College Dublin. He studied at Trinity College Dublin and was elected a scholar in Economic and Social Studies there, before receiving a doctorate in Economics at Harvard University in 1995. He then became Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Columbia University during 1995–1997, before returning to Trinity College, Dublin in 1997. He remains affiliated with Trinity College as Whatley Professor of Political Economy (on leave). He was a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and had been a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a consultant to the European Commission. He is among the “Top 5% of Economists in the World” according to IDEAS/RePEc.
His research interests include international economics, economic growth, European Monetary Union and Irish economic performance. He is best known for his work on the voracity effect, by which a positive shock perversely reduces economic growth through more-than-proportionate fiscal redistribution, and for his measurements of the stocks of foreign assets.
He has also chaired the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board and was Director of the International Macroeconomics and Finance Programme at CEPR. He has also acted as an academic consultant for the European Central Bank, World Bank, OECD, Asian Development Bank and a number of national central banks. In September 2016, he was appointed as chair of the ESRB High-Level Task Force on Safe Assets.
Philip R Lane’s Ming Gua (natal or personal trigram number) = 4
His Personal Trigram is XUN:
Philip’s Personal Natal number is integrated with the Central Bank Dame Street Natal Chart, completing the chart below.
Lane was 1 of only 2 Central Bank Governor’s to serve in 2 Central Bank Buildings, Dame Street and North Wall, We must create 2 different Natal Charts to reflect this, see below