Festival of Economics

The third annual Festival of Economics is happening in Bristol next month, from 20-22 November, and tickets are selling well. There’s a fine crop of books associated with the speakers too:

How To Speak Money by John Lanchester

How to Speak Money

The Social Life of Money by Nigel Dodd

The Social Life of Money


Housing: What’s the Plan by Kate Barker

Housing: Where’s the Plan? (Perspectives)

Free Lunch by David Smith

Free Lunch: Easily Digestible Economics

Economics After the Crisis by Adair Turner

Economics After the Crisis: Objectives and Means (Lionel Robbins Lectures)

How Do We Fix This Mess? by Robert Peston

How Do We Fix This Mess?: The Economic Price of Having it All, and the Route to Lasting Prosperity

Prisonomics and Greekonomics by Vicky Pryce

Prisonomics: Behind bars in Britain’s failing prisons

Why Fight Poverty? by Julia Unwin

Why Fight Poverty? (Perspectives)

Reinventing London by Bridget Rosewell

Reinventing London (Perspectives)

and of course

GDP: A Brief But Affectionate History by Diane Coyle

GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History