We are honoured to host Robert Wade, Professor of Political Economy and Development at the London School of Economics at a special Ika luncheon on Wednesday 2 December. Professor Wade will be introduced by Nigel Haworth, Professor of Management at the University of Auckland and President of the Labour Party.
Book today for Professor Wade’s talk, “How economists are failing society – reflections on macroeconomics and income distribution”, in which he will address the neglect of inequality by economics, and why that matters.
Robert Wade has worked at the World Bank in the 1980s, rocked the boat at the NZ Knowledge Wave Conference and is world renown for his work on the Asian economies, and most recently the neglect of inequality in economics and public policy. He is a recipient of the Leontief Prize in recognition of his outstanding contribution to economic theory that addressing contemporary realities and supporting just and sustainable societies. Robert Wade is visiting New Zealand for a series of discussions – this will be his only public talk in Auckland.
$30 including lunch (with seafood, meat and vegetarian options) & a beer, wine or non-alcoholic drink.
Doors and bar open from 11.30. Lunch served approx 12.15 followed by talk & discussion at approx 12.45.