A New Vision for the British Economy

A presentation of the findings of the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice with Michael Jacobs

11th October, 6.30-8pm

Ben Pimlott Lecture Theatre, Goldsmiths

The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice will rethink economic policy for post-Brexit Britain. At this event the Director of the Commission lays out its findings and proposals, for how the UK economy needs to be reformed around a new national economic vision and policy that can generate sustainable growth and broadly-shared prosperity. A response will be made by Dr Inga Rademacher, lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations.

Michael Jacobs is an economist and visiting professor in the School of Public Policy at University College London. From 2004–2007 he was a member of the Council of Economic Advisers at the Treasury, and from 2007–2010 a special adviser to the prime minister, with responsibility for energy, environment and climate policy. From 2010–2015 he advised governments and others on international climate change policy in the run-up to the UN Climate Conference in Paris in December 2015. He was a founder and senior adviser to the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, for whose reports Better Growth, Better Climate (2014) and Seizing the Global Opportunity (2015) he was a lead author.

This event is hosted by New School Economics, the Goldsmiths student society for economic pluralism. This event is open to all and no registration is required.