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Economic impossibilities for our grandchildren?

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Prominent economists have recently revived the hypothesis that ‘secular stagnation’ – negligible or zero economic growth – could lead to permanently depressed economies, in the absence of appropriate policy counter-measures. This lecture takes a historical look at the origins of this hypothesis and its plausibility, and speculates about its relevance for policy-makers today.

Speaker:
Professor Kevin O'Rourke FBA Chichele Professor of Economic History, All Souls College Oxford

Chaired by Professor Mary Morgan FBA, London School of Economics

About the speaker:
Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke is the Chichele Professor of Economic History at All Souls College Oxford, and Research Director of the Centre for Economic Policy Research. He has worked extensively on the history of the international economy.


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