This week Robert Skidelsky and Edward Skidelsky were in Dublin for an event with the President of Ireland, Michael Higgins, who gave a speech on How Much Is Enough? and the importance of addressing inequality and unemployment.
“An adequate economic discourse for the Europe of our grandchildren: Some thoughts on Robert and Edward Skidelsky’s book, How Much is Enough?”
Remarks by President Michael D. Higgins
At the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA), Dublin
Wednesday, 15th October, 2014
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Lord Skidelsky was interviewed before a recent debate at the LSE on 'Work as a Value' and the interview is now up on the LSE blog, here: Five Minutes With Robert Skidelsky
Lord Skidelsky is a crossbench peer looking for a researcher to support him in his parliamentary and public activities. Typical tasks would include providing briefings on legislation and committee activities, research for speeches and newspaper articles, and media monitoring. Longer-term projects would include adapting a series of lectures on fiscal and monetary policy for publication as a book.
Applicants should have a strong background in economics (typically holding or in the process of completing a relevant masters’) with a sound grasp of current macro-economic policy debates. Interest in government and economic policy is essential. Applicants should be familiar with major sources of macro-economic data: ONS, IMF &c. Applicants mustContinue reading...
Robert Skidelsky recently appeared on BBC Radio 4's Stephanomics programme. See this link
to BBC iPlayer to listen again.
The Centre for Global Studies has published Robert Skidelsky's collected writings on the economic crisis.
"I had to bring Keynes back into the picture... the reason we are not yet out of the woods, more than three years after the crisis, is that governments have been pursuing the wrong policies."
To order Skidelsky on the Economic Crisis, write to 207 Fielden House, 13 Little College Street, London SW1P 3SH, enclosing a cheque for £7.
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