Department of Economics public discussion
Date: Tuesday 29 October 2013
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Professor Lord Skidelsky
Discussant: Lord Glasman
Chair: Dr Jan-Emmanuel De Neve
Why do we work almost as hard as we did 40 years ago, despite being on average twice as rich? Robert Skidelsky suggests an escape from the work and consumption treadmill. This event marks the paperback publication of Robert and Edward Skidelsky's book How Much Is Enough?
Robert Skidelsky is emeritus professor of political economy at the University of Warwick. His three-volume biography of the economist John Maynard Keynes (1983, 1992, 2000) received numerous prizes; he also penned the critically acclaimed Keynes: The Return of the Master.
Dr Maurice Glasman is a reader in political theory at London Metropolitan University, author of Unnecessary Suffering and a Labour Peer.
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