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The Going for Growth Lecture Series

Thursday 10th October 2019 – Tuesday 10th December 2019

    It is the greatest economic question we face: how do we turn today's stagnant growth rates into a solid and sustained economic expansion?

    In a new CPS lecture series, 'Going for Growth', leading economic thinkers will set out their thoughts in the company of some of Britain's most respected financial commentators.


    Thursday 10th October 2019: 

    Dr Dambisa Moyo, Author and EconomistDr Dambisa Moyo, Author and Economist

    For the first in the series, respected author Dr Dambisa Moyo will speak on "Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth - and How to Fix it." 

    Dr. Moyo will discuss the new political and economic challenges facing the world, and the specific, radical solutions needed to resolve these issues and reignite global growth.

    Dr. Moyo is an economist and the author of four New York Times bestsellers including her most recent, Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth.

    The evening will be chaired by Jeremy Warner, the assistant editor of The Daily Telegraph, and one of Britain's leading business and economics commentators. 


    Tuesday 19th November 2019:

    The second lecture in the series will be given by John Mills, the British entrepreneur, economist and businessman, best known for founding UK-based consumer products company JML. 

    The evening will be chaired by Liam Halligan, an economist, broadcaster and columnist at The Telegraph. 


    Tuesday 10th December 2019:

    Dr Gerard Lyons will be presenting the third lecture in our series. Lyons is an economist and Chief Economic Strategist at Netwealth Investments, having previously served as Chief Economic Adviser to Boris Johnson while he was Mayor of London. He was Co-Founder of Economists for Brexit and is co-author of Clean Brexit (Biteback Publishing). 


    Please email [email protected] to apply for tickets to these events. 


    Please also make sure to check regularly for further updates on the series.