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Fireside Chat with Diane Coyle - Cambridge

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Join economist and former advisor to the UK treasury Diane Coyle as she discusses her new book Cogs and Monsters

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Join economist and former advisor to the UK treasury Diane Coyle as she discusses her new book Cogs and Monsters: What Economics Is, and What It Should Be – an exploration of the enormous problems—but also opportunities—facing economics today if it is to respond effectively to these dizzying changes and help policymakers solve the world’s crises, from pandemic recovery and inequality to slow growth and the climate emergency.

In conversation with Dr David Cleevely, Founding Director of the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) at the University of Cambridge and the founding Chairman of the Cambridge Science Centre, Coyle will discuss whether economic individualism is still valid in the digital economy, whether we need to measure growth and progress in new ways, and whether economics can ever be objective, since it influences what it analyze.

Professor Diane Coyle co-directs the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. [https://www.bennettinstitute.cam.ac.uk/] She was previously Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester. She has held a number of public service roles including Vice Chair of the BBC Trust (2006-2014), member of the Competition Commission (2001-2009), the Migration Advisory Committee (2009-2014), and the Natural Capital Committee (2016-2019). She was awarded a CBE for her contribution to the public understanding of economics in the 2018 New Year Honours.

Dr. David Cleevely CBE, FREng, FIET is the Chairman of Raspberry Pi. He also co-founded Cambridge Network, Cambridge Wireless, Cambridge Angels, the award-winning restaurant Bocca di Lupo, as well as acting as government advisor and founding the Centre for Science and Policy at the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the IET. He was elected a Fellow Commoner of Queens College, Cambridge in 2013 and an Honorary Fellow of Trinity Hall in 2015. He was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List in 2013.

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