Public Talks

Ten public talks, 1980 to 1983

This is the latest version of the transcripts of 10 public lectures, together with a short Appendix and a full bibliography. The index is not yet complete in this version. This set of talks was given shortly before the lectures on Spatial and Normative Economics.

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Complete set, 1980 to 1994

This contains the transcripts of 15 public talks, with a brief introduction, reading list, and commentary (230 pages). Diagrams to accompany the talks have been, in many cases, re-constructed, as the originals are no longer available. So far as possible, contemporary data has been used for this purpose. The latest version of the full set is available here:

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Individual talks, 1980 to 1994

Each of the 15 talks has also been extracted from the complete set for easier reading; most of the talks are about 20 pages.

Public talks at Kensington Town Hall, London

1 Friedman plus Keynes: A New Equation
13th September 1980
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2 Monetarism and Howe?
13th January 1981
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3 The Future after the Budget
30th April 1981
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4 Unemployment and the Tax Wedge
8th September 1981
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5 Unemployment – Who is Being Fooled?
7th January 1982
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6 The Basis for Expanding Employment
15th April 1982
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7 Local Taxation – An Alternative
8th September 1982
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8 Economic Myths and Party Manifestos
January 1983
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9 Who Needs an Incomes Policy?
14th April 1983
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10 Methods of Taxation
15th September 1983
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11 Privatisation
22nd September 1984
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Further talks given at various other venues

12 Alliance Policy and Economic Realities
Gladstone Club, London
12th March 1984
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13 Less Pay, More Jobs?
National Liberal Club, London
26th September 1985
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14 Rate Reform
National Liberal Club, London
20th January 1986
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15 Economic Recovery
American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce
Athens, Greece, 22nd November 1994
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