Co-founder and CEO of GnS Economics Ltd
Vice Chairman of EuroThinkTank
Research interests: Economic growth, macroeconomics, income inequality, economic crises
But everyone can understand something of the effects of the current financial crisis. For the country as a whole those effects are such that it seems safe to say that understanding financial crises is the most important task facing economists today. It ought to be an obsession. The human toll from crises makes this so.
– Gary B. Gorton (2012)
Monetary union has created a conflict between a centralised elite on the one hand, and the forces of democracy at the national level on the other. This is extraordinarily dangerous.
– Mervyn King (2016)