City Talks: Tim Leunig

Andrew is joined by Tim Leunig, one of the UK’s most respected policy thinkers, who has been a policy adviser to some of the most senior figures in Government as well as having a distinguished academic career in economic history at London School of Economics.

Podcast published on 30 May 2024

Chief Executive Andrew Carter is joined by Tim Leunig, who has had a notable career being a policy adviser to several senior Cabinet figures including two Chancellors as well as being an award winning economic history academic at the London School of Economics. He talks here about his role in the Government’s Covid-19 furlough scheme, how think tanks can build trust and influence in Whitehall, and what economic historians can teach policymakers.

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