"Can we trust the Economists?" - panel discussion with Prof Ian Goldin

Past Event

18 August 2013, 4:00pm - 5:00pm


This panel disucssion is part of the Edinburgh International Book festival


  • Professor Ian Goldin, Director, Oxford Martin School
  • Faisal Islam, Channel 4 New Economics Editor
  • Gavin Esler, award winning television and radio broadcaster, novelist and journalist (Chair)

Summary: With the UK economy flat-lining and little good news anywhere else in Europe, the public’s disdain for bankers is matched by its mistrust of economic analysts and ratings agencies. Do we trust anyone to have the nation’s interests at heart rather than their own?

Venue: Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh

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