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IFS Director Paul Johnson to give 2018 Joseph Fisher Lecture

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IFS Director Paul Johnson will give the 2018 Joseph Fisher Lecture at the University of Adelaide, Australia.  The Joseph Fisher lecture is one of the longest running lecture series held by the University of Adelaide, having been started in 1903. 

Paul's presentation, entitled 'Choices in Public Policy' will explore why:

  • Making policy is much harder than politicians or commentators allow;

  • There is huge uncertainty over facts and forecasts, as well as over policy impacts;

  • There are also almost always big trade offs and ethical judgments;

The talk will be illustrated by examples concerning choices over the size of the state, tax rates, HE finance and redistribution.

You can find out more and book your place here.