Simon Wren-Lewis is one of Britain's most respected economists. Since 2012, his widely-read Mainly Macro blog has been an influential resource for policymakers, academics and social commentators around the world. This book presents some of his most important work, telling the story of how the damaging political and economic events of recent years became inevitable.
With new material including a preface by Nobel prize-winner Paul Krugman, these dispatches from the front-line serve as an essential guide to some of the most important economic and political issues facing us today, and as a warning to avert future disasters on this scale.
Simon Wren-Lewis is Emeritus Professor of Economics and Fellow at Merton College, Oxford and author of the widely read Mainly Macro blog. In 2015 he was invited to join the Labour Party's Economic Advisory Committee, and in 2016 he won the SPERI/New Statesman Prize for Political Economy.