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18 Nov 2015

A Bear in a China Shop: George Magnus lecture

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George Magnus Lecture 2015

A Bear in a China Shop

A Public Lecture by George Magnus, economist and author, organised by the Economics discipline group

Wednesday, 18th November 2015, 5.30pm - 7.00pm

George Magnus is an independent economist and commentator, after having had a long career in the financial services industry. He is currently an Associate at the China Centre, Oxford University, works as an external senior adviser to UBS and to other financial institutions, and sits on the advisory board of the Montreal-based Bank Credit Analyst.

He is widely credited with having identified the trigger points leading to the 2008 financial crisis and with helping us to understand its lingering consequences.