Ann Pettifor

Financing the Future We Want

This is a You Tube recording of a discussion organised by the Trans National Institute (TNI) on Wednesday, 7th October, 2020. Jayati Ghosh, Ann Pettifor, Alvin Mosioma and Oscar Reyes hold a stimulating conversation on how to finance a recovery from COVID-19 and invest in a just climate transition. They address key questions such as what options and mechanisms do we have in the current circumstances to avoid austerity and invest in a just transition? How can we ensure that the Global South benefits? How can we change the narrative to stop an unfolding crisis become a deepening emergency?

Panellists:

– Professor Jayati Ghosh, award-winning economist Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. Author of India and the International Economy (2015) and co-editor of Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development (2018).
– Ann Pettifor, political economist, director of PRIME (Policy Research in Macroeconomics and author of The Production of Money (2017)
– Oscar Reyes, Associate Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies and author of Change Finance, not the Climate (2020)
– Alvin Mosioma is the founding Executive Director of Tax Justice Network Africa, an Advocacy and Research Network in 16 African countries working on Tax Justice and curbing of illicit financial flows from Africa

 

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