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ESRC Festival of Economics 2017

The sixth Festival of Economics, programmed by Diane Coyle (University of Manchester and Enlightenment Economics) and supported by ESRC, includes economists and other experts from around the world who will be debating with each other - and their audiences - some of the key economic questions of our time.
When Nov 15, 2017 09:00 AM to
Nov 18, 2017 05:00 PM
Where Bristol, UK
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The Festival of Economics invites experts to assess and present solutions to pressing issues such as:

  • Where is the global economy going, and how can we make it work better for people?
  • The unequal spread of wealth in the UK
  • Should we include systems thinking in economic policy-making?
  • Prosperity and the future of capitalism
  • The future of money
  • Robots and gigs, and
  • Trade, Trump, and Brexit

Buy a season ticket for all events between 15-18 November 2017 at £70 full price and £50 concession (but please read the Festival of Economics Terms and Conditions before purchase).


For further details, please see the source article here.


Cambridge Global Challenges is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.


Find out about open funding opportunities, pre-call announcements, responsive calls, studentships and awards relevant to the global challenges agenda.

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