As part of our critical economics series, we will be speaking with Paul Ormerod – please join us, and feel free to ask your questions. Date: Wednesday 13 February 2013 Time: 1 pm GMT Paul Ormerod is the author of the best selling books ‘Death of Econom …

Walton Pantland

As part of our critical economics series, we will be speaking with Paul Ormerod – please join us, and feel free to ask your questions.

Date: Wednesday 13 February 2013

Time: 1 pm GMT

Paul Ormerod is the author of the best selling books ‘Death of Economics’, ‘Butterfly Economics’ and ‘Why Most Things Fail’. His latest book is ‘Positive Linking: How Networks Can Revolutionise the World’. He is a long standing critic of free market economics: Death of Economics was initially published in 19094 and sold over 1 million copies worldwide. He originally studied economics at Cambridge and did the MPhil in economics at Oxford. He takes a multi-disciplinary approach to social and economic problems. For more info, visit his website.

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Walton Pantland

South African trade unionist living in Glasgow. Loves whisky, wine, running and the great outdoors. Walton did an MA in Industrial Relations at Ruskin, Oxford, and is interested in how trade unions use new technology to organise.

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