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Theme: Economic Growth for the Many, not the Few

The York Festival of Ideas in association with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation brings together a range of world-class economists, business leaders, policymakers and commentators to explore how to create fair and inclusive economic growth.

What's on

Fri
19
Jun

Economic Growth for the Many, Not the Few

Julia Unwin from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, and journalist and investor Bob Swarup will set the scene for the day’s debates on how to create fair and inclusive economic growth.

Fri
20
Jun

Britain and the Eurozone

A panel debate, chaired by Mike Wickens.

Fri
20
Jun

The Future of Democracy

Philip Coggan discusses the risks to western democracy following a reduction in voting turnout and the economic downturn.

Fri
20
Jun

A New World Order: The rise of emerging markets

A panel debate chaired by Jonathan Derbyshire, Prospect Magazine

Fri
20
Jun

The Future of Banking

A panel debate on the future of banking, chaired by Jonathan Derbyshire, Prospect Magazine.

Fri
20
Jun

The Rise of the City State: How to create more and better jobs?

A panel of experts will debate the role of the city state in the creation of jobs.