Dr Jim Stanford - Is a recession and mass unemployment the only solution to inflation?

Join us to hear from Dr Jim Stanford, Economist and Director, Centre for Future Work Is a Recession and Mass Unemployment the Only Solution to Inflation?

Where: MUA Boardroom, Level 3, 365 Sussex St, Sydney And via Zoom

When: 6pm – 7pm AEDT, Thursday 23 March


RSVP: To attend in person, you must RSVP to [email protected] Space is strictly limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis. There is a maximum of two seats per registrant. We will confirm your seats by replying to the email address that you use to RSVP. Zoom has unlimited spots available.

To register for the Zoom event go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mPygw3uBQ0SNOrdJdskxYQ


Jim Stanford is the author of countless academic and popular articles on economics, trade, workers’ rights, industrial relations, economic history and policy. His book Economics for Everyone is one example of his years of dedication to education for trade unionists and progressive activists. For decades, and across two continents, Jim has been demystifying and democratizing economic knowledge, providing the research and evidence to change policies that hurt working people and the environment.

Last year, Jim did a talk (available here on Youtube: https://youtu.be/Wqg9Kjn49hs) with SEARCH on Wages, Prices and the Risks of Monetary Austerity, which attendees are encouraged to watch before our event on 23 March. The event will feature Jim speaking for the first half, followed by a Q&A. If you wish to send questions in beforehand, please email us at [email protected]

You can also begin a conversation with Jim via his social media accounts, outlined below.

More about Jim Stanford

Dr. Jim Stanford is Economist and Director of the Centre for Future Work, based at the Australia Institute. He has served as the Director of the Centre since its founding in 2016. Jim received his Ph.D. in Economics from the New School for Social Research in New York. He also holds an M.Phil. from Cambridge University, and a B.A. (Hons.) from the University of Calgary. Jim is the author of Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism (second edition published by Pluto Books in 2015), which has been published in six languages. He has written, edited or co-edited five other books, and dozens of articles and reports in both peer-reviewed and popular outlets. Jim maintains an active presence on social media, with his Twitter (@jimbostanford) and Facebook (Jimbo Stanford) accounts.


Jim is also an Honorary Professor of Political Economy at the Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney, and the Harold Innis Industry Professor in Economics at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada (fractional appointment). Jim has designed and taught numerous courses on economics for academic and non-academic audiences, including a unique week-long popular education course in economics for trade union members he has delivered in Canada, the U.S., Australia, and New Zealand.


About the event This event is taking place in person at the MUA Boardroom on Level 3 of the MUA building in Sydney, 365 Sussex St. It will also be broadcast via Zoom. There are limited spaces to attend in person, however anyone can join in via Zoom - register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mPygw3uBQ0SNOrdJdskxYQ

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