Speaker: Prof. Kevin Dowd
Date: Monday 12 September 2011
Time: 06:30pm - 06:30pm
Location: St Stephen's Club, St Anne's Gate, London, SW1H 9AB
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Prof Kevin Dowd is a visiting professor in at the Pensions Institute at the Cass Business School, London, and an academic economist. He recently wrote a book with Martin Hutchinson called 'The Alchemists of Loss: How Modern Finance and Government Intervention Crashed the Financial System'. Within the book he highlighted how loose monetary policy leads to malinvestment, a lack of savings and lower living standards. Kevin is particularly interested in free-banking or laissez-faire financial and monetary systems. Kevin will deliver a lecture on the decapitalization of the west followed by a Q & A and drinks reception.