Simon Evans -
Seriously Funny Business -
Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF has suggested that the world might be a different place if there had been a bank called "Lehman Sisters".
Come and join the debate with:
Laurie Cohen Professor of Work and Organisation
James Devlin Professor of Financial Decision Making, Director of the Centre for Risk, Banking and Financial Services
Professor Marion Walker Associate Pro Vice Chancellor for Equality and Diversity at the University of Nottingham.
Hosted by Simon Evans
Host of BBC Radio 4s Goes to Market and star of BBC1s Live at the Apollo, Simon Evans has been immersing himself in economics for the last couple of years, like a pig immersing itself in organic cleansing elements. He has unpicked why the French don't want to own their own home, why mass spectrometers reveal Americans to literally be made of corn, and why Alco-Synth - the effects of alcohol but with an effective antidote - is not likely to be appearing at a wine bar near you in the near future, despite having been invented years ago. As usual the whole thing deteriorates swiftly into a heartfelt rant about his children.
Devised in conjunction with Nottingham’s very own Just The Tonic comedy club all profits will support a series of comedy based workshops to develop confidence and communication skills working with a range of targeted groups – including refugee forum, looked-after young people and mental health support groups.
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