Posted at August 18, 2014, by Raleigh Addington, Comments Off on Listen to Gerard Lyons discuss the future of the global economy and his new book, “The Consolations of Economics”
Listen in to Alex Hickman in conversation with Dr Gerard Lyons, Chief Economic Advisor to the Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
A regular commentator on the future of the global economy, Gerard has recently published his critically acclaimed first book – “The Consolations of Economics” (Faber & Faber, 2014) – predicting a period of prosperous economic growth. In this exclusive interview with Chartwell, Gerard discusses the underlying drivers of this economic outlook, how current geopolitical risks might affect such growth and why we should remain positive.
Posted at July 1, 2014, by Raleigh Addington, Comments Off on Praise for “The Consolations of Economics”: new book by expert speaker Gerard Lyons
Gerard Lyons, Chief Economic Advisor to the Mayor of London Boris Johnson and expert keynote speaker on the global economy, has been described as having “enlighting” views on economic progress according to a review of his first book, “The Consolations of Economics” (Faber & Faber, 2014), in the Guardian newspaper.
‘Gerard Lyons is not only one of the cleverest economists in London – he is also the most accessible.’ Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
Reviewed by veteran journalist William Keegan, he notes that “it is good to welcome a new book by Gerard Lyons which goes against the grain of current pessimism. In The Consolations of Economics, Lyons, now a veteran among City economic analysts, provides a most readable account of decades of economic policies and events, and his subtitle, How We Will All Benefit from the New World Order, is a welcome counterblast against the prevailing orthodoxy.”