Past ERC Events

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3rd October 2017
Dr Graham Gudgin
Has the Economics Profession got it worng on Brexit?  
21st September 2017
Your Property: Boom, Bust or Beyond your Means?  
14th September 2017
Professor Kevin Dowd
Northern Rock 10 Years on: Is UK Banking sound?  
13th June 2017
Faiza Shaheen
Brexit, Corbyn and Trump: What do they tell us about Inequality?  
24th May 2017
Baroness Dr Ros Altmann
The Unintended Effects of Quantitative Easing?    
29th March 2017
Keith Wade
What do Brexit and Trumponomics mean for the Markets?  
20th February 2017
Paul Ormerod
Why are so many economists opposed to Brexit?  
18th January 2017
Dr Jonathan Ward 
China and India: Rivals or Partners?  



7th November 2016
Larry Elliott and Dan Atkinson 
Europe isn't Working: How the Failure of the Single Currency led to Brexit  
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11th October 2016
 Professor Sir Charles Bean
Making Economic Statistics fit for the 21st Century   


12th September 2016
 Stuart Block, 'The Economic Cyclist'
The Next Revolution: Cycling to China along New and Old Silk Roads

8th June 2016
 Fourth Annual "Boom or Bust" Property Discussion
With Ed Mead, Camilla Dell, Dan Bayley, and Neal Hudson

3rd May 2016
Andrew Lilico and Charles Grant, Brexit: The Economic Arguments For and Against
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19th April 2016
Richard Murphy, The Joy of Tax
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8th March 2016
Angela Knight & John Whiting, Simplifying the UK Tax System
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15th February 2016
Huw Kwon, Artificial Intelligence: Threats and Opportunities from a Business Perspective

20th January 2016
Jon "JB" Beckett, New Fund Order: Dysfunctions and Disrupters in the City
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2nd December 2015
 Clash of the Titans V: Economic Predictions for 2016
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2nd November 2015
Sir Vince Cable, Another Economic Storm Ahead?
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14th October 2015
Ruth Lea, A New Relationship for the UK with the EU
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30th September 2015
Professor Wendy Carlin, The Future of Economics Education

16th June 2015
 Third Annual "Boom or Bust" Property Discussion
With Peter Rollings, Charlie Ellingworth, Paul McFadyen, and Lucian Cook
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18th May 2015
Pete Comley, Inflationary Wave Theory
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20th April 2015
John Gapper, Technology and the Economy
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24th March 2015
Professor Sir Richard Blundell, Wages, Inequality and Living Standards
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25th February 2015
Felix Martin, The Ends of Monetary Policy
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27th January 2015
Matthew Elliott, Business and the EU: The Underlying Divisions
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18th December 2014
 Clash of the Titans IV: Economic Predictions for 2015
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18th November 2014
Martin Wolf, The Shifts and the Shocks
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6th October 2014
John Mills and David B. Smith, Britain's Economic Future: There Is An Alternative
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10th September 2014
Katie Morley, A Generation that is Young, Rootless and Broke
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11th June 2014
 Second Annual "Boom or Bust" Property Discussion
With Grainne Gilmore, Matthew Pointon and James Wyatt
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28th May 2014
Tim Congdon and Charles Grant, Is the British Economy Better Off In or Out of the EU?
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29th April 2014
Jan Skoyles, Gold, Bitcoin and the Future of Money
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25th March 2014
James Hindhaugh, The Chancellor vs. The People: A Social Media Analysis of the Budget
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24th February 2014
David Craig, The Great Savings and Pensions Scandal
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20th January 2014
Musa Okwonga, The Football Crash: Are Footballers the Bankers of Professional Sports?
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10th December 2013
 Clash of the Titans III: Economic Predictions for 2014
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6th November 2013
Professor Sarah Harper, The Economic and Political Effects of an Ageing Population
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9th October 2013
Guy Fraser-Sampson and Michael Kitson, Whose theories can best deliver recovery and growth in the UK – Hayek or Keynes?
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11th September 2013
Andrew Smithers, The Road to Recovery: How and Why Economic Policy Must Change
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4th June 2013
 Your Property: Boom or Bust?
With Yolande Barnes, James Wyatt, Liam Bailey and James Ferguson
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8th May 2013
 Mark Schneider, Is Higher Education Worth the Cost?
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 9th April 2013
 Tom Chatfield, Virtual Economics: Bitcoins and Beyond
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 6th March 2013
 Merryn Somerset Webb, Editor-in-Chief of MoneyWeek

 5th February 2013
 Richard Fleming, The Prospects for British Business
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 9th January 2013
 Stuart Block, The Economic Cycle: An Economist's Journey by Bicycle from South Africa to London
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 4th December 2012
 Clash of the Titans II: Economic Predictions for 2013
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6th November 2012
John Kay, The Future of Equity Markets
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2nd October 2012
Guy Fraser-Sampson, The Mess We're In
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4th September 2012
Dr Gerard Lyons, The Shift in the Balance of Economic and Financial Power
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13th June 2012
James Wyatt, Bubbles and Asset Prices
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 8th May 2012
 Chi Onwurah MP, The New Innovation Economy
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 4th April 2012
 Michael Drummond, Mike Delaney & Jacque Mallender
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 7th March 2012
 Nick O’Donohoe: Social Impact Investment - a Revolution in Financial Markets?
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 7th February 2012
 Alan Brown: The Eurozone: Where Economics and Politics Collide
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 9th January 2012
 Energy Policy: Which Way For The UK?
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 6th December 2011
 Clash of the Titans: Economic Predictions for 2012
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 15th November 2011
 John Mills, Chairman of John Mills Limited
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 5th October 2011
 Michael Johnson, Centre for Policy Studies
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 13th September 2011
 James Wyatt, Head of Valuation and Surveying at John D Wood & Co
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 28th June 2011
 Steve Baker MP, Political economy and the crisis
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 9th May 2011
 John Hawksworth, Chief Economist at PwC
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 7th April 2011
 Steve Moore, Director of the Big Society Network
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 15th March 2011
 Justine Greening MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury

 17th February 2011
 Andrew Smith, Chief Economist, KPMG
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 9th December 2010
 Panel Discussion on the future of the Eurozone
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 9th November 2010
 Jon Moulton (Better Capital) & Jamie Constable (RCapital)
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 16th September 2010
 Patience Wheatcroft, Editor-in-chief, Wall Street
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 13th July 2010
 Mark Littlewood, Director General of the IEA
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 22nd June 2010
 Gillian Tett, of the Financial Times
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 30th March 2010
 Dr Eamonn Butler, of the Adam Smith Institute
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 2nd March 2010
 Oren Sussman, from the Saïd Business School
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 28th January 2010
 Tim Jenkinson, Professor of Finance - Saïd Business School
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 8th Decemember 2009
Jim O'Neill, Chief Economist, Goldman Sachs
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 29th October 2009
John Authers of the Financial Times
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 October 14th 2009
Paul Everitt - CEO, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders
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 September 1st 2009
John Redwood MP - An alternative view on handling the banking crisis
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 July 15th 2009
Lord Forsyth - The British Economy - not forgetting the Scottish one
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 May 26th 2009
Angela Knight CBE - British Banks and the Credit Crunch
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 April 28th 2009
How close is Peak Gas?
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 March 18th 2009
John Kay - Book Launch 'The Long and the Short of It'
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 February 18th 2009
Sir John Bourn - Public Sector Audting: Is it Value for Money?
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 January 28th 2009
Energy Security - A Panel Discussion
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 December 11th 2008: Gerard Baker - American Editor, The Times
 November 6th 2008: Lord Lamont - Welcome Dinner for the new ERC President
 October 14th 2008: Peak Oil - how close are we? A panel discussion in the House of Commons
 June 11th 2008: Paul Ormerod - Why Most Things Fail
 May 13th 2008: Derek Scott - Former Economic Adviser to Tony Blair
 April 22nd 2008: Debate: The Welfare State - Success or Failure?
 February 20th 2008: Dr Andrew Sentance - Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee
 January 16th 2008: Larry Elliott & Dan Atkinson - Economics Editors Guardian / Mail on Sunday
December 18th 2007: Dr Liam Fox MP - Shadow Secretary of State for Defence
November 1st 2007: Prof. Dr Michael Stuermer - Chief Correspondent, Die Welt Newspaper
 October 10th 2007: Eric D. Beinhocker - Senior Fellow, the McKinsey Global Institute
 July 5th 2007: Professor Garel Rhys CBE - Cardiff University Business School
 June 19th 2007: Sir Digby Jones - former General-Director of the CBI
 May 22nd 2007: Professor David B. Smith - Derby University & Beacon Economic Forecasting
 March 29th 2007: Professor David G. Blanchflower - Member, Monetary Policy Committee
 February 22nd 2007: Debate: Is Britain's £1.3 trillion of personal debt a crisis?
 January 24th 2007: Lord Lamont of Lerwick - Chancellor of the Exchequer 1990 - 1993
December 21st 2006: Ed Vaizey MP - Conservative Shadow Minister for Culture
 November 22nd 2006: Tim Harford - Columnist, Financial Times
 October 30th 2006: Dr Irwin Stelzer - Columnist, Sunday Times
 October 5th 2006: Dr Eamonn Butler - Director, Adam Smith Institute
 July 12th 2006: Nick Boles - Director, Policy Exchange
 June 6th 2006: Trevor Baylis OBE - Inventor of the Clockwork Radio
 April 25th 2006: Philip Coggan - Investment Editor, Financial Times
 March 8th 2006: David Smith - Economics Editor, Sunday Times
 January 30th 2006: Kate Barker - Monetary Policy Committee
December 2005: Professor Norman Stone
 October 25th 2005 Professor Christie Davies - Professor of Sociology (Ret.), Reading University
 September 27th 2005: Professor Stephen Glaister CBE - Imperial College London
 June 8th 2005: Vince Cable - Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor
 March 8th 2005: Patience Wheatcroft - The Times
 February 8th 2005: Joachim Fels - Chief Economist, Morgan Stanley
December 9th 2004: David B. Smith - Chief Economist, Williams de Broe
 November 1st 2004: Robert M. Worcester - Chairman of Mori 'Forthcoming Elections: US \ UK'
 September 28th 2004: John Mills - A Critical History of Economics
 May12th 2004: Dr Theodore Dalrymple - The Decline in the Public Service Ethos
 March 17th 2004: Lindsay Jenkins - The Reform of Local Government and EU Regions