March 7, 2012
Tagged with “imf” (4)
Austerity measures are increasingly presented as the final solution for countries in economic crisis - but where does this idea come from, and how has it changed?
Mark Blyth, Prof of International Political Economy, Brown University, USA. Author of forthcoming book, Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea
David Kynaston, British Historian. Author of Austerity Britain
Leonid Petrov, Lecturer in Korean Studies, University of Sydney; Visiting fellow, College of Asian and Pacific studies, Australian National University
Leonid Petrov – (http://www.leonidpetrov.com/)
Title: Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea
Author: Mark Blyth
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2012 (forthcoming)
Title: Austerity Britain
Author: David Kynaston
Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2007
Social networking companies are becoming hot property. But does their high valuation indicate a new dotcom bubble? Plus: we examine the candidates vying to become the new head of the IMF; and a new hip-hop…
Speaker: Professor Robert Wade Chair: Professor David Held
This event was recorded on 25 January 2011 in Old Theatre, Old Building How have changes in world power been translated into governing bodies like the G20, the World Bank and the IMF? The reality is less than meets the eye, and stalemates lie ahead. Robert Wade is professor of political economy and development in the Department of International Development, LSE.