Keynes Hayek, The Clash that Defined Modern Economics
Wednesday, April 25, 5:30-7:30 PM
Speaker: Nicholas Wapshott
Author and Reuters Contributing Columnist
Chair: Charlotte Chamberlain
A Santa Barbara Region and Portfolio Management Community of Interest Joint Group Event
As the U.S. stagger-steps out of recession while Europe teeters towards its own severe slowdown, the issue of whether government intervention helps or hinders economic recovery is once again being hotly debated by both economists and politicians.
In his new book, Keynes Hayek, The Clash that Defined Modern Economics, Nicholas Wapshott explores this question from the perspective of the fierce argument between British economist John Maynard Keynes and the Austrian economist Friedrich Hayek. Mr. Wapshott traces both the intellectual and personal interactions of the two men most responsible for the way we view the efficiency of free-markets versus economic intervention by government.
As reviewed by the New York Times, “Mr. Wapshott has written an important book. It is compelling not only as a history of two distinctive thinkers and their influence, but also as a narrative of political decision-making and its underlying priorities.”
Join us on April 25, 2012 for a luncheon meeting to hear Mr. Wapshott discuss the economic relevance and personal interactions of these two titans of economic thought.
Nicholas Wapshott's book, Keynes Hayek, The Clash that Defined Modern Economics, will be the first book featured by the CFALA Book Club.
Check out Bloomberg’s syndication of four excepts from Keynes Hayek at www.bloomberg.com The easiest way to view all four parts of the series is to query Wapshott on the home page for Bloomberg.com.
To view part one of the series, click here.
Nicholas Wapshott is a prominent British journalist and writer. He is a Reuters contributing columnist and an online content consultant to a number of media and private clients. He was the editor of The Times Saturday edition as well as the founding editor of The Times Magazine. He has written a number of biographies including Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher: A Political Marriage and Carol Reed: A Biography. His book Keynes Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics was published by W. W. Norton in October 2011.
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Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club
Channel Drive. Santa Barbara, California 93108
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