Beyond Neoliberalism: How to Think About Rebuilding the Capacity of the Democratic State
02 May 2023, 5:30 pm–7:00 pm
The second talk in the Neoliberalism as a Global System: Private Power and Public Weakness Lecture Series will focus on the consequences of neoliberalism for the capacity of states to effectively address major problems in global society against the background of challenges such as climate change, and looks at possible post-neoliberal futures. The lectures will draw upon the rapidly growing academic literature on neoliberalism and Professor Silvers' personal experiences in public policy making in the neoliberal age.
This event is free.
UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose11 Montague StreetLondonWC1B 5BPUnited Kingdom
Catch up on the lecture and access the slides above. The second talk in the Neoliberalism as a Global System - Private Power and Public Weakness Lecture Series 2023. Professor Silvers discusses 'the consequences of neoliberalism for the capacity of states to effectively address major problems in global society'.
Chaired and convened by Damon Silvers.
About the Speaker
Professor Damon Silvers
Visiting Professor in Labour Markets and Innovation at UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose
Professor Silvers was a member of the Biden-Harris Administration transition teams for Financial Regulatory Agencies and for the Treasury Department in 2020-2021, and served as the Deputy Chair of the U.S. Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, commonly known as the Bank Bailout, from 2008-2011. He has helped represent the U.S. labour movement at the UN COP, the OECD and the G-20 on numerous occasions, and has published extensively on financial regulation, labor law and public investment issues. Damon is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Newcastle.
Professor Silvers earned his Doctor of Laws from Harvard Law School with honors, his Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School with high honors and is a Baker Scholar, and received his bachelors degree from Harvard College with highest honors. He also read history at Kings College, Cambridge.More about Professor Damon Silvers