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What Brexit Tells Us About Economics, Policy and the Media

Synopsis
In this Prize-winning lecture, Simon Wren-Lewis, Professor of Economic Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, tackles the inconsistencies and inaccuracies reported in the media about austerity and Brexit. He also calls for journalists to bring in academic expertise. Wren-Lewis is the winner of the 2016 New Statesman/Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute Prize for Political Economy. [45 minutes]
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
2016
Subjects
Economics; Media studies
Keywords
media reporting; economic crisis; Brexit; austeriry; macro economics

Online availability

URI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieX0sAFDtQs&t=1565s
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Contributor
Simon Wren-Lewis

Sponsor

Name

New Statesman

Distributor

Name

Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute

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