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Opening Event: Robert Chote

in conversation with Richard Davies

Economics/
Mon 16 November 2020
10:45-11:30
Crowdcast
Price: £0—£8

Opening Event: Robert Chote

in conversation with Richard Davies

Robert Chote square
Mon 16 November 2020,
10:45-11:30
Crowdcast
Price: £0—£8

Robert Chote served as Chairman of the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), the UK’s fiscal watchdog, from 2010 to 2020. He talks with Richard Davies, professor of Public Understanding of Economics, Bristol University and author of Extreme Economies, about the role of the OBR and fiscal watchdogs, and the broad challenges of fiscal sustainability.

In our ninth Festival of Economics, co-programmed by Diane Coyle and Richard Davies, economists and experts from around the world debate with each other – and their audiences – some of the key economic questions of our time.

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