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The Darwin Economy - liberty, competition, and the common good

Thursday 10 November 2011, 6.30-8.00pm
Old Theatre, Old Building

Speaker: Professor Robert Frank
Professor of Management and Professor of Economics, Johnson School of Management, Cornell University
Chair: Paul Mason
Economics Editor, BBC Newsnight

Abstract:

Who was the greater economist - Adam Smith or Charles Darwin? Robert Frank, New York Times economics columnist and best-selling author of The Economic Naturalist, predicts that within the next century Darwin will unseat Smith as the intellectual founder of economics.

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