As promoted by the Fabians, Professor Robert Wade of the London School of Economics is speaking across the country on Inequality and the ills it causes.
Inequality and the West – Capitalism at a Tipping Point
Political economist Robert Wade talks about rising inequalities in the Western world, placing New Zealand in the context of international debates.
He is a contributor to Inequality: A New Zealand Crisis. Professor Wade was awarded, with José Antonio Ocampo, the 2008 Leontief Prize by the Global Development and Environment Institute, ‘in recognition of his outstanding contribution to economic theory that addressed contemporary realities and supported just and sustainable societies’.
Join us afterwards to celebrate the launch of Inequality: A New Zealand Crisis, edited by Max Rashbrooke. Old Government House Member’s Lounge.
Listen also to his great interview with Kim Hill.