UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose


America: Land of the (not so free) markets: A talk with Thomas Philippon

Thomas Philippon presents a fascinating talk based on his most recent book, The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets.

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About the speakers

Thomas Philippon

Thomas Philippon (@ThomasPHI2) is the Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He was named one of the top 25 economists under 45 by the IMF and won the Bernácer Prize for Best European Economist. He currently serves as an academic advisor to the Financial Stability Board and to the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research. He was previously an advisor to the New York Federal Reserve Bank and a board member of the French prudential regulatory authority.

Mariana Mazzucato

Mariana Mazzucato (@MazzucatoM) is Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value and Founder and Director of the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose at University College London.

Richard Blundell

Richard Blundell (@R_Blundell_UCL) is Professor of Political Economy at the Department of Economics of University College London and the Director of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy at the Institute for Fiscal Studies.