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It’s the Economy with Joseph Stiglitz, Robert Skidelsky and Mary Kaldor

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Robert Skidelsky, eminent biographer of British economist John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), whose ideas continue to reverberate and influence government policies across the world, and Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning American economist, debate what Keynes might propose in the current climate of international economic turmoil. Can they interpret for our times Keynes’s belief that the political problem of humankind is to combine three things: “economic efficiency, social justice and individual liberty?” Moderated by Mary Kaldor, Professor of Global Governance at the London School of Economics. This event has been brought to you with the generous support of Kay Bachmann in honor of John Bachmann.

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Robert Skidelsky, eminent biographer of British economist John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), whose ideas continue to reverberate and influence government policies across the world, and Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning American economist, debate what Keynes might propose in the current climate of international economic turmoil. Can they interpret for our times Keynes’s belief that the political problem of humankind is to combine three things: “economic efficiency, social justice and individual liberty?” Moderated by Mary Kaldor, Professor of Global Governance at the London School of Economics.



This event has been brought to you with the generous support of Kay Bachmann in honor of John Bachmann.
Robert Skidelsky
Keynesian economist, crossbench peer in the House of Lords, author of Keynes: the Return of the Master and co-author of How Much Is Enough?

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