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Democracy and Dissent

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Editor's note: Unfortunately the first few minutes of the lecture are missing from the podcast.

Speaker(s): Frank Vibert
Chair: Lord Christopher Tugendhat

Recorded on 5 May 2011 in New Theatre, East Building.

A recent report by the IMF on why it failed to spot the 2008 international financial crisis identified what is known as 'cognitive failure' – failures in the way in which information is assessed and analysed. This is highlighted in Frank Vibert's new book, Democracy and Dissent, on international rule making. Frank Vibert is a senior visiting fellow at LSE Global Governance.

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