Lost Generation? Recession and the Young


  • Economics and Finance
  • Employment
  • Education
  • Skills

With Stephen Timms MP, David Willetts MP, Wes Streeting, Miles Templeman, Terry Ryall and Jack Grimston

Lost Generation? Recession and the Young

Professor David Blanchflower, the leading labour economist and recent member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee from June 2006-May 2009, discusses how the recession is affecting young people and their future prospects.

Respondent: Stephen Timms MP, financial secretary to the Treasury

Discussants: David Willetts MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Universities and Skills, Terry Ryall, CEO, v, the National Young Volunteers Service, Wes Streeting, president, NUS, Miles Templeman, director-general, Institute of Directors

Chair: Jack Grimston, The Sunday Times


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