Book Talk | A World of Insecurity: Democratic Disenchantment in Rich and Poor Countries
“An ambitious account of the corrosion of liberal democracy in rich and poor countries alike, arguing that antidemocratic sentiment reflects fear of material and cultural loss, not a critique of liberalism’s failure to deliver equality, and suggesting possible ways out”

Professor Bardhan is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at University of California, Berkeley

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Date: 2 May 2023, 16:00 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Trinity 2023)
Venue: Manor Road Building, Manor Road OX1 3UQ
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Speaker: Professor Pranab Bardhan (University of California, Berkeley)
Organising department: Oxford Department of International Development
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Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Public
Editor: Jo Boyce