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Wellbeing, Work, Equality and Environment: Which direction for a sustainable economy?
September 10, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us for a stimulating debate on how we can create an economy which works for us all. A chance to put your questions to our expert panel, and hear about innovative ways to reshape society, financial systems, and global economics.
Ann Pettifor is a Director of Policy Research in Macroeconomics , Honorary Research Fellow at the Political Economy Research Centre at City University and a fellow of the New Economics Foundation, London. She was a founding member of Jubilee 2000, the campaign to cancel unjust debt, and is famous for being one of the few people to correctly predict the financial crisis years before it hit.
Richard Werner is professor of international banking and director at the Centre for Banking, Finance and Sustainable Development at the University of Southampton. The proposer of the term ‘quantitative easing’, Richard is an expert on the impact of the banking sector on the global economy.
Jo Armstrong is an independent economist and researcher at Glasgow University’s Centre for Public Policy for Regions and an honorary professor of public policy at the university’s Adam Smith Business School. Jo has worked as a senior economic adviser to the Scottish Executive, particularly focusing on housing, and also has extensive experience in the private sector, including working for RBS.
Richard Murphy is a world leader on issues of tax – he was a founder of the Tax Justice Network and is a director of Tax Research LLP which undertakes research work for NGOs, unions and others. Credited with creating the concept of country-by-country reporting for tax, Richard has also worked tirelessly to highlight the issue of tax havens. In 2013 he was named the 7th most influential person in global tax.
This event has been generously supported by the Carnegie Challenge.
- September 10, 2014
- 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm