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Speaker(s): Professor Dani Rodrik
Chair: Professor Wouter Den Haan

Recorded on 7 October 2015 at Old Theatre, Old Building

Based on his new book, Economics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science, Professor Rodrik will give an accessible introduction to the strengths of the discipline of economics and why it is so often misunderstood, not least by its practitioners.

Dani Rodrik (@rodrikdani) is Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at the John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and Centennial Professor at the LSE European Institute and Department of Economics. He has published widely in international economics and globalization, economic growth and development, and political economy. He is the author of The Globalization Paradox (Norton, 2011) and One Economics, Many Recipes (Princeton, 2007).

Wouter Den Haan is Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Centre for Macroeconomics.

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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