DEBATE: Phelps & White vs Galbraith & Cassidy on Hayek vs. Keynes

Edmund Phelps and Larry White will debate John Cassidy and James Galbraith on the topic of Keynes vs. Hayek & macroeconomic policy, Tuesday evening, Nov. 8 in New York City, hosted by author Nicholas Wapshott & Thomas Reuters, part of the “A Conversation with Sir Harold Evans” event series.  Today, Wednesday, Nov. 2 is the last day to register for the event.  To register, email haroldevans -at- thomsonreutersevents dot com

Here’s the invitation:

Keynes vs. Hayek: An Economics Debate

Was John Maynard Keynes correct that government can fix the mass unemployment of a slump? Or is that a dangerous delusion as argued by his arch critic, Friedrich von Hayek?

Please join us for an Oxford-style debate where you will be invited to vote after presentations by speakers pro- and anti- Keynes. The event, on publication of Nicholas Wapshott’s Keynes Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics, is part of Thomson Reuters event series, A Conversation with Sir Harold Evans.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

DEBATE: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Check-in: 5:00 pm

Reception 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Asia Society
725 Park Avenue
(between 70th and 71st Streets)
New York, NY 10021

RSVP by Wednesday, November 2 — to register, email haroldevans -at- thomsonreutersevents dot com

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