School of Economics and Finance

Paul Ormerod

22 October 2014

Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm
Venue: The Octagon

Annual Guest Speaker Lecture

Economics in the 21st Century

Paul Ormerod
Volterra Partners

Paul is the author of best-selling books such as Death of Economics, Butterfly Economics, Why Most Things Fail and Positive Linking.  He read economics at Cambridge and did the MPhil in economics at Oxford.  In 2006 he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences and in 2009 was awarded a DSc honoris causa by the University of Durham for ‘the distinction of your contribution to economics’.  Paul spends his time between consulting and academic work, and publishes regularly in a wide range of journals such as Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Proceedings of the Royal Society, Evolution and Human Behaviour, PLOS ONE, Applied Economics and the Journal of Economic Interaction and Co-ordination.

Refreshments and a book signing by Paul Ormerod will follow the lecture.