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Greed is Dead: politics after individualism

Hosted by the School of Public Policy

Online public event

Speakers

Professor Paul Collier

Professor John Kay

Join us for this online discussion between Paul Collier and John Kay about their new book, Greed is Dead: Politics After Individualism, that seeks to set out practical, original and achievable solutions to the extreme political divisions in Britain.

Paul Collier is the Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Oxford Blavatnik School of Government and a Director of the International Growth Centre based at LSE. He is the author of The Future of Capitalism, which won the 2019 Handelsblatt Prize; The Bottom Billion, which won the Lionel Gelber Prize and Arthur Ross Prize of the Council on Foreign Relations; The Plundered Planet, Exodus and Refuge (with Alexander Betts). Collier has served as Director of the Research Department of the World Bank, and works with governments around the world.

John Kay is a Fellow of St John's College, Oxford and has held professorial appointments at the University of Oxford, London Business School and LSE. His career has spanned academia, business, finance and public policy. He was the founding head of the Oxford Said Business School and the Institute for Fiscal Studies – Britain’s most respected think tank. He is the author of The Truth About Markets, Obliquity, Other People's Money and other books and for twenty years contributed a regular column to the Financial Times.

You can order the book, Greed is Dead: Politics After Individualism, (UK delivery only) from our official LSE Events independent book shop, Pages of Hackney.

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This online public event is free and open to all but pre-registration is required.

Registration will open after 10am via Zoom on Tuesday 1 September.

For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk.

This event will be webcast live on the LSE website on LSE LIVE

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