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Niall Ferguson: Empires on the Edge of Chaos

Niall Ferguson is a British historian. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University. He is also a Senior Research Fellow of Jesus College, University of Oxford and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. His specialty is international history, economic history, particularly hyperinflation and the bond markets, and British and American imperialism. Image credit: Axess TV/BBC.

Niall Ferguson is a British historian. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University. He is also a Senior Research Fellow of Jesus College, University of Oxford and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. His specialty is international history, economic history, particularly hyperinflation and the bond markets, and British and American imperialism. Image credit: Axess TV/BBC

Niall Ferguson is a Harvard historian who predicts that within the next five years, the U.S. will be spending so much on interest payments, it will have to slash defense spending. He is however known for his provocative, contrarian views.

We aim to provide perspective from all sides on topics, this implies that this talk will be followed by a lecture by Paul Krugman who gives a different opinion on the situation for the Unites States and the world.

Location: Centre for Independent Studies Sydney, Australia. Event Date:2010-07-28.

Niall Ferguson: Empires on the Edge of Chaos from Australian Broadcasting Corporation on FORA.tv

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