Jonathan Aldred is Director of Studies in Economics at Emmanuel College and Newton Trust Lecturer in the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge. His book The Skeptical Economist was published by Routledge in 2010, and his most recent book, License to be Bad: How Economics Corrupted Us was published by Penguin in 2019.
“Socialism for the rich’: the evils of bad economics” : read Jonathan’s Long Read for The Guardian here.
“This pandemic has exposed the uselessness of orthodox economics” : read Jonathan’s opinion piece for The Guardian here.
Listen to Jonathan, the ‘sceptical economist’ argue that we need to move climate policy completely outside of cost-benefit thinking here.