The Greatest Ever Economic Event

How the transformation of two thirds of the world's population from starvation to moderate prosperity will affect us all.
Free public lectures given by Douglas McWilliams in his role as Gresham Professor of Commerce.

Lectures in this series

Are we sleepwalking into the most serious economic challenge that we have ever faced without any serious thinking about its scale and implications...

Speakers look at the limits to world economic growth from an environmental and economic perspective.  Will inflation caused by rising primary...

Traditional economic growth theory is based on a view that economic capacity is fully utilised. But with huge changes in relative advantage, it is...

We will examine the practical implications of the new economic growth theory.  With competitiveness and inflation as the main constraints on...

This lecture will look at the world surplus of savings as incomes gradually shift proportionally towards those who traditionally save a high...

A look at the world in 2020 and, more speculatively, 2050.  Which countries are the likely beneficiaries of the changes?  We will...