SOAS University of London

Off Balance: Britain's Crisis Economy in Perspective

Ciaran Driver
Professor Ciaran Driver

Date: 15 November 2012Time: 6:30 PM

Finishes: 15 November 2012Time: 8:30 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Inaugural Lecture

Introduction by Paul Temple; Vote of Thanks by Professor David Soskice

The inaugural lecture looks at the origins of Britain’s unbalanced economy, as investigated in his coauthored book with Paul Temple: The Unbalanced Economy: a policy appraisal. It also discusses the current recessionary period of the UK economy through the perspective of the evolution of a market-driven approach by successive administrations. The role of the economics profession is also examined.

Ciaran Driver is Professor of Economics in the Department of Finance and Management at SOAS, University of London. His research interests are capital investment, innovation and corporate governance on which he has published widely. He has held visiting posts at the Australian National University, has been attached to several global business schools, and has advised UK and Irish public
bodies on capital investment policies.

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Off Balance: Britain's Crisis Economy in Perspective

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