Chief Economics Commentator of the Financial Times Martin Wolf gives an insightful and timely analysis of why the financial crisis occurred, and of the radical reforms needed if we are to avoid a future repeat. Arguing the future financial crises are 'certain,' Wolf outlines his ambitious recommendations for reforming the financial system.
Martin Wolf (@martinwolf_) is Chief Economics Commentator at theFinancial Times, London. He has been visiting professor of Oxford and Nottingham Universities, a fellow of the World Economic Forum in Davos, and a member of the UK’s Vickers Commission on Banking, which reported in 2011. He is an honorary graduate of LSE. His latest book is The Shifts and The Shocks: what we've learned – and still have to learn – from the financial crisis.
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A podcast of this event is available to download from The Long Goodbye: how the crisis casts a long shadow
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The Long Goodbye: how the crisis casts a long shadow (pdf)