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Political economist, author and public speaker

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Gyrating Stock Markets and the New Fed – Discussion on BBC2’s Newsnight

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

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Women, Class and the Representation of the People Act – on Radio 4’s Today

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

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UK Budget 2017 and OBR Forecast: evidence to Treasury Select Committee

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

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Address to Paris-Based OECD Committee on Financial Markets

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).

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