Monday 13 – Saturday 18 November 2017

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

Audio Recordings 2017/

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Stephanie Flanders 15 November 201

The 2017 Festival of Economics was presented in association with


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2017 illustration by Alys Jones. Posters designed by Illustration students at the University of the West of England can be viewed on Flickr.

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Audio recordings are also available for the 2014 and 2015 festivals. There is footage from some festival events on our YouTube channel.

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