Professor Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He has published fourteen books, including most recently Civilization: The West and the Rest and The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die. In 2009 his six-part television series The Ascent of Money won the International Emmy for Best Documentary. In 2010 he won the Benjamin Franklin Award for Public Service, in 2012 the Hayek Prize for Lifetime Achievement and in 2013 the Ludwig Erhard Prize for Economic Journalism.