FORA.tv Speaker - Paul Ormerod

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Biography

Read economics at Cambridge and post-graduate economics at Oxford. Started as an economic forecaster, gave it up because it doesn’t work. Director, Henley Centre for Forecasting 1982-92, sold the company to the advertising/PR conglomerate WPP Group Plc. Founded Volterra Consulting in 1998 to develop new ways of thinking about how the economy and society actually work. Publishes in a wide range of academic journals e.g. Physica A, Mind and Society, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, Diplomacy and Statecraft, Futures, Economics E-Journal, Economic Affairs. Writes on a reasonably regular basis for media such as Sunday Times, Prospect, on a variety of topics in political economy.

1 Program

Battle of Ideas: Capitalism – What Is it Good For?

11.01.08 | 01:33:35 min | 3 comments