Politics after Brexit and Trump: Rick Pildes in conversation with Mervyn King

Hosted by the Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics

Old Theatre, Old Building


Professor Richard H. Pildes

Professor Richard H. Pildes


Professor Lord King

Professor Lord King

A year of unpredictable political upheavals in the industrialised world promises an interesting period ahead.  What are the lessons from Brexit and the Trump election for our democracy?

Richard H. Pildes is the Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law at the New York University Law School.  He is one of the nation's leading scholars of constitutional law and a specialist in legal issues affecting democracy.  

Mervyn King was Governor of the Bank of England from 2003 to 2013, and is currently School Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Lord King was made a life peer in 2013, and appointed by the Queen a Knight of the Garter in 2014.

The Department of Economics at LSE (@LSEEcon) is one of the largest economics departments in the world. Its size ensures that all areas of economics are strongly represented in both research and teaching.

The Centre For Macroeconomics (@CFMUK) brings together world-class experts to carry out pioneering research on the global economic crisis and to help design policies that alleviate it.   

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