Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics public conversation
Date: Wednesday 14 January 2015
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Felix Martin, Professor Lord Skidelsky
Chair: Professor Wouter Den Haan
Professor Lord Skidelsky will be in conversation with Felix Martin about the topic of a recent book he edited, to which Felix Martin contributed, Are Markets Moral?
Felix Martin is a macroeconomist and bond investor, author of Money: the Unauthorised Biography.
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. More recently he published Keynes: The Return of the Master.
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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