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Speaker(s): Dan Atkinson, Larry Elliott
Chair: Dr Jonathan Hopkin
Recorded on 16 October 2012 at Old Theatre, Old Building
Two leading journalists explain how and why Britain has fallen into decline from being a superpower in 1914 to having a third world economy by 2014.
Dan Atkinson is the economics editor of The Mail on Sunday, previous to this he was a financial correspondent at The Guardian.
Larry Elliott is the economics editor of The Guardian. He is the council member of the Overseas Development Institute and visiting fellow at the University of Hertfordshire.
Larry Elliott and Dan Atkinson are the authors of two previously successful publications The Gods That Failed and Fantasy Island. Their latest book is Going South: Why Britain will have a Third World Economy by 2014.