Lectures and Events

September 2014

Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Conversation: "The Shifts and The Shocks: What we've learned - and still have to learn - from the financial crisis"

Date: Tuesday 16 September 2014 
Time: 6.30-7.30pm 
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker:  Martin Wolf
Chair:  Lord Turner 
 

photograph of Martin WolfChief 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. At this event he will be conversation with Adair Turner.

This event marks the publication of The Shifts and The Shocks.

Martin Wolf is Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator at the Financial 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.

Adair Turner has combined careers in business, public policy and academia. He became Chairman of the United Kingdom Financial Services Authority as the financial crisis broke in September 2008. He is now a Senior Fellow of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, and at the Centre for Financial Studies in Frankfurt. Lord Turner became a cross-bench member of the House of Lords in 2005.   

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This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required.

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