Wednesday 15 – Saturday 18 November

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In our sixth Festival of Economics, programmed by Diane Coyle (University of Manchester and Enlightenment Economics), economists and other experts from around the world will be debating with each other – and their audiences – some of the key economic questions of our time.

The Festival of Economics is presented in association with

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Download the 2017 brochure from the sidebar or browse events at the bottom of the page.

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Illustration by Alys Jones.

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Buy a season ticket for ALL events between Wed 15 and Saturday 18 November 2017 at £70 full price and £50 concession. Please read our Terms and Conditions before purchase.

All events take place in At-Bristol.

To buy tickets for individual events, see the links at the bottom of the page or browse via What’s On.

Ticket are also available to purchase in person or over the phone from the venue: At-Bristol, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5DB. Tel: 0117 915 1000 (local rate call), 09:00-17:00 weekdays.

Festival of Economics 2017 Events/

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Mon 13 November 2017
18:30 - 19:30
Free Admission
Michael Lewis

Kahneman and Tversky: A Friendship that Changed the World

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Tue 14 November 2017
18:30 - 19:45
Fully Booked
Gordon Brown

A Life in Politics

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Wed 15 November 2017
18:30 - 19:30
Price: £9/ £6.50
Stephanie Flanders

Keynote Address: Where Is the Global Economy Heading and How Can We Make It Work Better for People?

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Wed 15 November 2017
20:00 - 21:30
Price: £9/ £6.50
Who Owns Britain?

with Torsten Bell, John Hills, Karen Rowlingson, Facundo Alvaredo and Romesh Vaitilingam (chair)

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Thu 16 November 2017
12:30 - 13:45
Price: £9/ £6.50
Debate: Doyne Farmer and Catherine L. Mann

Would Policymaker Use of Complexity Analysis Make Economics More Relevant to the Real World?

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Eric Beinhocker
Thu 16 November 2017
18:30 - 19:30
Price: £9/ £6.5
Eric Beinhocker

Prosperity, the Future of Capitalism and What this Means for our Politics  

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Thu 16 November 2017
20:00 - 21:30
Price: £9/ £6.5
The Future of Money

with David Birch, Tatiana Cutts, Daniela Gabor, Steve Keen and Soumaya Keynes (chair)

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Fri 17 November 2017
12:30 - 13:45
Price: £9/ £6.50
Statistics, Lies and Truth in the Post-fact World

with Matt Dickson, Gloria Origgi, Felix Ritchie, Hetan Shah and Alvin Birdi (chair)

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Jean Tirole
Fri 17 November 2017
18:30 - 19:30
Price: £9/ £6.50
Jean Tirole

Economics for the Common Good

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Fri 17 November 2017
20:00 - 21:30
Price: £9/ £6.50
Trade, Trump and Brexit

with Monique Ebell, Swati Dhingra, Helene Rey, Alan Winters and Martin Sandbu (chair)

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Sat 18 November 2017
11:00 - 12:30
Price: £9/ £6.50
Robots and Gigs

with Diane Coyle, Debra Howcroft, Matthew Taylor, Taha Yasseri and Sarah O’Connor (chair)

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Sat 18 November 2017
13:30 - 15:00
Price: £9/ £6.50
The End of the NHS? Not With a Bang but a Whimper

with Adriana Castelli, Kath Checkland, Paul Johnson, Carol Propper and Hugh Pym (chair)

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Sat 18 November 2017
16:00 - 17:30
Price: £9/ £6.50
Will the Fourth Industrial Revolution Bypass the Home of the First?

with Giuliana Battisti, Jonathan Haskel, Richard Jones, Maria Savona and Rory Cellan-Jones (chair)

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