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October 13, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization’

On Monday 3rd October, the Henry Jackson Society welcomed Branko Milanovic to discuss his book Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization. Unsurprisingly the talk focused on global inequality, its history, how it has shifted in the …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Economy, Event Summaries
October 3, 2016

Event: ‘Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization’

TIME: Monday 3rd October 2016, 17:00-18:00
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Branko Milanovic, Senior Scholar, Luxembourg Income Study Center; Visiting Presidential Professor, Graduate Center, City University of New York
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What dynamics drive …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Economy, Event, Global, Technology, Upcoming Events
September 29, 2016

Event Summary: ‘The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century’

On Tuesday 27th September, The Henry Jackson Society welcomed Ryan Avent to discuss his new book The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century. The talk focused on the development of technology, how it impacts the …

Posted in Economy, Event Summaries
September 27, 2016

Event: ‘The Wealth of Humans: Work and its Absence in the Twenty-First Century’

TIME: 27th September 2016, 13:00-14:00
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Ryan Avent, Author, The Wealth of Humans, Senior Editor and Columnist, The Economist
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The world of work is changing. …

Posted in Economy, Event, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events

Event Transcript: ‘The Challenge of Corruption in Nigeria’

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Posted in Democracy & Development, Economy, Event Transcript, Nigeria
September 26, 2016

Event Summary: ‘The Price of Prosperity: Why Rich Nations Fail and How to Renew Them’

By Michael Hertfield
On Thursday 22nd September, The Henry Jackson Society welcomed Todd Buchholz to discuss his book ‘The Price of Prosperity: Why Rich Nations Fail and How to Renew Them’. With reference to the Ottoman Empire, Buchholz began by arguing that …

Posted in Economy, Event Summaries, United States

Event Transcript: ‘The Price of Prosperity: Why Rich Nations Fail and How to Renew Them’

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Posted in Economy, Event Transcript, United States
September 20, 2016

Event: ‘The Challenge of Corruption in Nigeria’

Professor Abdullahi Shehu, Former Director General of The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) and Professor of Criminology, National Open University of Nigeria
TIME: 13:00-14:00, Tuesday 20th September 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Economy, Event, Nigeria, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
September 14, 2016

Event Summary: ‘The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep: Russia’s Road to Terror and Dictatorship Under Yeltsin and Putin’

By Talia Jessener
On Wednesday 13th September, by kind invitation of Henry Smith MP, the Henry Jackson Society welcomed David Satter to discuss his book: ‘The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep.’ The book covers the rise of authoritarianism in …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Economy, Event Summaries, RSC Event Summaries, Russia, Terrorism & Security
August 9, 2016

As the Chinese ambassador questions the delay, would cancelling Hinkley severely damage UK-China economic ties?

Originally published in City A.M.
The UK-China relationship will be hurt by the decision to delay and potentially halt Hinkley Point. The “Golden Era” of bilateral relations will suffer a setback, as China will perceive this decision as a loss of …

Posted in China, Economy, Energy Security, Opinion Editorial, Technology, United Kingdom
July 13, 2016

Event: ‘The Rise of Reiderstvo: Implications for Russia and the West’

TIME: 13:00-14:00, Wednesday 13th July 2016
VENUE: Committee Room G, House of Lords, Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: Dr. Louise Shelley, Founder and Director of TraCCC
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org
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Reiderstvo, the practice of illegal …

Posted in Economy, Event, Russia
February 15, 2016

Councils Boycotting Foreign Goods: Douglas Murray on BBC Radio 4

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Economy, Israel, Media Centre, United Kingdom

Boycotting Trade with Israel: Douglas Murray on BBC Newshour

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Economy, Israel, Media Centre
January 26, 2016

BoE’s Forbes predicts “abysmal” Q4 productivity data for UK

Originally published by the Mail Online.

LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Britain’s fourth quarter productivity data are likely to be “abysmal”, Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member Kristin Forbes said on Tuesday, although she stressed the underlying trends were more …

Posted in Economy, News Coverage, United Kingdom, United States

Event Transcript: ‘A Tale of two Labour Markets: The UK and US models and impact on growth & interest rates’

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Event: ‘A Tale of Two Labour Markets: The UK and US models and impact on growth & interest rates’

A Tale of Two Labour Markets: The UK and US models and impact on growth & interest rates

TIME: Tuesday 26th January, 13:00-14:00
VENUE: Committee Room 18, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: Professor Kristin Forbes, Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank …

Posted in Economy, Event, United Kingdom, United States
January 25, 2016

Iran is world’s biggest emerging market since collapse of Soviet Union, says Lord Lamont

Originally published in The Independent.
Iran is the world’s biggest emerging market since the collapse of the Soviet Union 25 years ago, according to the politician given the job of opening up trade relations – but Britain is languishing behind rivals …

Posted in Economy, Iran, Middle East, News Coverage, Uncategorized

BOE Forbes: Want to See Faster Wage Growth Before Raising Rates

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal.
Kristin Forbes will say in a speech that wage growth is too slow in the U.K. to bring inflation back to its 2% annual target.
Speaking at an event hosted by the Henry Jackson Society: …

Posted in Economy, News Coverage, United Kingdom, United States
January 21, 2016

Event Transcript: ‘The Changing Energy Landscape in the Eastern Mediterranean’

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Posted in Economy, Energy Security, Event Transcript, Technology
December 9, 2015

‘The Shifts and the Shocks: What we’ve learned – and still have to learn – from the financial crisis’

SPEAKER: 
Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times
& Author, “The Shifts and the Shocks”
 TIME: 18:30-19:30, Wednesday 9th December 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 3, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW
 To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org   
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There have been many analyses that have sought to explain the …

Posted in Economy, Event, Global, Upcoming Events

Douglas Murray vs Will Self On The Big Political Stories Of 2015

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Defence, Democracy & Development, Economy, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Media, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
December 3, 2015

Event Summary: ‘GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History’

On 2nd December, The Henry Jackson Society hosted ‘GDP: A Brief But Affectionate History’ featuring Professor Diane Coyle, Professor of Economics, University of Manchester.
Professor Coyle opened by explaining how GDP is defined, and highlighting the recent changes in GDP measurement, …

Posted in Economy, Event Summaries
December 2, 2015

GDP: A brief but affectionate history

SPEAKER: 
Professor Diane Coyle, Professor of Economics, University of Manchester.
Author, GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History
 TIME: 13:00-14:00, Wednesday 2nd December 2015
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
 To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org   
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Why did the size of …

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Event Transcript: ‘GDP: A brief but affectionate history’

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November 11, 2015

Event Summary: ‘Phishing for Phools: the Economics of Manipulation and Deception’

On 11th November 2015, The Henry Jackson Society hosted ‘Phishing for Phools: the Economics of Manipulation and Deception’, featuring Professor Robert J. Shiller, 2013 Economics Nobel Prize Laureate; Sterling Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Cowles Foundation for Research …

Posted in Economy, Event Summaries
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