Oxford 2010: The economy – what next?

  • Paul Collier (professor of economics at Oxford University, author of The Bottom Billion)
  • David Halpern (research director of the Institute for Government, author of The Hidden Wealth of Nations)
  • David Smith (economics editor of the Sunday Times, author of The Age of Instability)
  • Linda Yueh (fellow in economics and director of China Growth Centre at the University of Oxford, economic commentator)
  • Chaired by Daniel Pimlott (economics correspondent, Financial Times)

The second of the Orwell Prize’s events at the Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival 2010.

The dominant political story of the last few years has been the crisis afflicting the global economy. Fault has been ushered in through the doors of many professions – bankers, politicians, the public, academics – and the effects have been felt far and wide and deep. But over two years since the start of the crunch and subsequent recession, what can we expect to happen next?

  • The Orwell Prize: Coming Up for Air – Unemployment and Uncertainty
  • The Orwell Prize: 2009 and 1939 – How do we avoid political crisis after an economic crash?
  • Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival
  • Orwell Prize events at the Oxford Literary Festival 2010
  • Orwell Prize events at the Oxford Literary Festival 2009
  • Orwell Prize event at the Oxford Literary Festival 2008

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