He became a cross bench member of the House of Lords in 2006.
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Eight years after the 2008 crisis the global economy is still stuck with low growth, too low inflation, and rising debt burdens. Massive monetary stimulus has failed to generate adequate demand, and some commentators suggest that we are “out of ammunition” with which to counter deflationary pressures.
A new report shows an economically viable path to net-zero CO2 emissions in key industries by 2060
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Adair Turner, Chair of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, Lecture at School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC April 10th 2018
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INET Live | Climate Debates
September 21, 2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET & September 22, 2021 9:00am - 12:00pm ET
Scientists have been sounding the alarm for decades about the severe global impact that rising temperatures will have on the environment, economies, health outcomes, and ultimately humanity’s long-term survival. Yet little has been done.
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The New York Times quotes INET Senior Fellow Adair Turner on the bifurcated workforce