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John spoke to BBC Radio Scotland about Scottish independence and currency

Please refer to the following link, at 9 minutes:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04d5478

The Bow Group Interview

On January 30th John was interviewed by Luke Springthorpe, Research Secretary of the Bow Group. During the discussion they covered many areas of finance, including regulation, taxes and monetary policy. Watch the full interview here.

Reuters Interview

John was recently interviewed by Reuters about The Kay Review of UK Equity Markets and Long-Term Decision-Making that was published in February 2012. He discussed what progress has been made in the financial sector and how that can be continued in the future. Click here to read the article.

Corporate Research Forum – 5th International Conference, Madrid

On the 3rd October John gave the keynote speech at the Corporate Research Forum’s 5th International Conference in Madrid. He spoke on the strengths and weaknesses of market economies and the implications for business and public policy. Watch it here.

Economics in the real world

On the 26th October Toby Ash interviewed John for fivebooks.com. John recommended some of his favourite books on economics, which he considers to be particularly insightful but would not be found on university reading lists. Read the full interview here.

The mystery of QE

John considers the evidence for quantitive easing as an effective driver of growth, in this short video for the FT.

The cost of Scottish independence

John discusses the economic issues surrounding Scottish Independence with his fellow FT Columnist John Authers.

The Future of Capitalism

On the 4th of June John delivered the annual Political Quarterly lecture to a packed lecture theatre at the London School of Economics. Also speaking at the event was Professor Mariana Mazzucato from the University of Sussex and the event was chaired by Professor Julian Le Grand of LSE. The topic was ‘The Future of Capitalism’. You can watch, or listen, in full here.

The Actuary

On the 4th April The Actuary magazine interviewed John. They discussed banking, economics and, of course, actuaries. Read the full interview here.

More or Less

On Friday 4th January John appeared as a guest on Radio 4’s ‘More or Less’. He discussed his recent Financial Times article, The Parable of the Ox, and it’s implications with presenter Tim Harford. Click here to listen again.