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Will we dismantle the welfare state? Paul Krugman to speak at LSE

Economist Professor Paul Krugman will give a public lecture on the welfare state at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Wednesday 15 June. He will explore the question: Will we dismantle the welfare state?

Paul Krugman is one of the world's most famous economists. As a researcher he invented the 'new trade theory' and won the John Bates Clark Medal for the best American economist under 40. He is a prolific author and writes a column in the New York Times. He holds a chair at Princeton. His latest book The Great Unravelling has been a national bestseller in the US.

Professor John Sutton, LSE, will chair this event.

Will We Dismantle the Welfare State? is on Wednesday 15 June at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required. Click here to request a ticket

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  • Members of the public: Click here to request a ticket 
  • Media: To request a press ticket, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk Please note that tickets are limited and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.

6 June 2005

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