Robert Skidelsky Speaker

Robert Skidelsky

Professor Emeritus of Political Economy at Warwick University and a fellow of the British Academy in history and economics

Robert Skidelsky: Biography highlights

Robert Skidelsky is emeritus professor of political economy at Warwick University. His three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes (1983,1992, 2000) won five prizes and his book on the financial crisis – Keynes: The Return of the Master – was published in September 2010.

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He was made a member of the House of Lords in 1991 (he sits on the cross-benches) and elected a fellow of the British Academy in 1994. How Much is Enough? The Love of Money and the Case for the Good Life, co-written with his son Edward, was published in July 2012.

He is also the author of Britain in the 20th Century: A Success? (Vintage, 2014), editor of The Essential Keynes (Penguin Classics, 2015), and co-editor of Who Runs the Economy? (Palgrave, 2016) and Austerity Vs Stimulus (Palgrave, 2017).

He has recently written and filmed a series of lectures on the History and Philosophy of Economics which will be made available as an open online course in partnership with the Institute for New Economics Thinking.

His latest book is Money and Government, which will be published by Allen Lane in September 2018. He is now working on a book about automation and the future of work.

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Lord Robert Skidelsky: Will the Human Race Become Redundant?
Lord Robert Skidelsky: Will the Human Race Become Redundant?
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Lord Skidelsky: Austerity - Ten Years On
Lord Skidelsky: Austerity - Ten Years On
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Political economist Lord Robert Skidelsky warns about free markets
Political economist Lord Robert Skidelsky warns about free markets
01:27:26

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