On Friday, 13th April, 2018 I addressed the Rethinking Economics Conference…This is the You Tube link to the event…
Recent and Upcoming Talks
This time with a link to the You Tube version of the RoundTable. Money for nothing – should everyone get a universal basic income? Would it, as some believe, encourage prosperity? Or have the opposite effect? Ann Pettifor in a TV discussion with David Foster of TRT World, Matt Kerr of the Scottish Labour Party,
Ann Pettifor appeared on TRT’s RoundTable – presented by David Foster – to discuss the merits and demerits of a Universal Basic Income. Ann found herself in opposition to the representative from the Adam Smith Institute (that promote UBI) but also to a representative of Glasgow City Council, where consultation regarding the introduction of UBI
Together with Gillian Tett of the Financial Times, Ann Pettifor appeared at the top of the Newsnight show on Tuesday, 6th February. After the stock market gyrations of the last few days, the discussion majored on whether viewers had once again to prepare for the worst. Ann argued that the economic model adopted after the
Today, 6th February, 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act, 1918, which gave SOME women the right to vote. (For more on this follow the link to the Fawcett Society’s website.) To honour that anniversary, the BBC Radio 4’s Today programme (from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.) was run and
Ann Pettifor joined a #NovaraFM podcast, with James Butler and Grace Blakeley of IPPR, to discuss the decline and fall of Carillion, outsourcing, financialisation – and how to transform public investment in Britain. To listen, follow this link.
Ann Pettifor was invited by the BBC’s PM radio programme to discuss the fallout from the collapse of Carillion with Daniel Mahoney, Deputy Director and Head of Economic Research at the Centre for Policy Studies. To listen to the interview and discussion (at the top of the show) please follow this link.
On Wednesday 29 November 2017, PRIME’s director, Ann Pettifor, gave evidence at the invitation of the chair of the Committee (Ms Nicky Morgan MP) to the UK Parliament’s Treasury Select Committee, together with Professor Jagjit Chadha, Director, National Institute of Economic and Social Research and Paul Johnson, Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies. A verbatim report of
That’s the question that Mark Stevenson, futurist, author and comedian, Ann Pettifor, and Tim Harford of the Financial Times explored at the Disruptive Innovation Festival Live Launch, at the Crypt on the Green in London, on Monday 6th November, 2017
On the 20th October, Ann Pettifor delivered a keynote speech to the OECD’s Committee on Financial Markets, which included economists from both the OECD and EU and both current and retired central bankers. This was followed by a panel discussion. Lord Vickers opened the session, and Andy Lo made short remarks (by video).