Adair Turner

Type: Person
Name: Adair Turner
Title: Chairman
Organization: Pensions Commission
Date of Birth: 1955
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Adair Turner
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Time to stop following defunct economic policies

Can economists contribute anything useful to our understanding of politics, business and finance in the real world?I raise this question having spent last weekend in Toronto at the annual conference of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, a foundation ... [Published Reuters - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The High-Tech, High-Touch Economy by Adair Turner*

Some of the wealth comes from new business ventures; but two of the five are a duke and an earl whose ancestors owned the fields across which London expanded in the nineteenth century.Urban land wealth is not just a London phenomenon. As Thomas Piketty’s ... [Published Zaman - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The wolves of wall street

What a commentary on the state of twentieth-century capitalism,” mused “motivational speaker” Jordan Belfort as he looked back on his life of fraud, sex, and drugs. As head of the brokerage firm Stratton Oakmont, he fleeced investors of hundreds of millions ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Restricting onshore windfarms would be a costly policy decision

Onshore wind turbines are a significant and fast-growing source of electricity in the UK and are also the cheapest source available for the low-carbon energy needed to meet the country's legally binding carbon targets. would mean building more offshore ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Less fancy financial footwork, please

Attention conspiracy theorists: see if you can detect a pattern in this. Tony Abbott wants to review the renewable energy target, so he appoints self-professed climate change ''sceptic'' Dick Warburton, who feels qualified to explain to the scientists ... [Published WA Today - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pensions free-for-all 'risks leaving millions in poverty'

Adair Turner, one of the architects of pension reform, says George Osborne's changes went "too far" Radical changes to Britain’s pensions system announced in the Budget went "too far" and risk leaving millions of pensioners close to poverty in later life, ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 4 reports

UK Housing Boom Could Turn To Bust … Again

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,295.00, EUR 942.09 and GBP 779.14 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,314.50, EUR 952.74 and GBP 794.98 per ounce. Gold bullion dropped to its lowest level in six weeks in London as better than expected durable ... [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

How China fooled the world

By How China fooled the world - Monday 31 March 2014China is now the world's second largest economy and for 30 years it has been growing at an astonishing rate.That growth has given the world cheap goods and the potential to sell the Chinese massive amounts ... [Published ABC Online - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

ALEX BRUMMER: What is the point of having a Budget?

Early this week some commentators were asking: 'What is the point of the Budget?'The answer is budgets provide a focus that forces government, via the Treasury, to make decisions that otherwise would not be made.Savings reforms – the most radical for ... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Wolves of Wall Street

Exit from comment view mode. Click to hide this spaceLONDON – “What a commentary on the state of twentieth-century capitalism,” mused “motivational speaker” Jordan Belfort as he looked back on his life of fraud, sex, and drugs. As head of the brokerage ... [Published Project Syndicate - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Another Mindless "Print Your Way to Prosperity" Proposal

Adair Turner, former Chairman of the United Kingdom’s Financial Services Authority, and current member of the UK’s Financial Policy Committee and the House of Lords proposes a need to Rethink the Monetization Taboo .The Fed’s tapering merely slows the ... [Published Town Hall - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 2 reports

Ex-FSA chairman calls for pension age to rise to 70 as soon as 2040

The state pension age should rise to 70 by 2040 - more than 20 years earlier than scheduled under government changes - the former chairman of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) Lord Adair Turner said last night.At present, a woman can claim her state ... [Published IFAonline.co.uk - Mar 12 2014]

Quotes

Adair Turner said: "if someone argues they passionately believe that windmills are bad for the aesthetic environment and are willing to do more nuclear instead, or willing to bear the cost of offshore wind, that is a real argument." Suggestions that turbines can cause ill health have been debunked and there is little evidence that erecting turbines damages property prices
Lord Turner told the Telegraph, "we've got to increase the supply of housing because otherwise we are just piling up very strong incentives to buy housing, very strong incentives to borrow money to buy housing but against a fixed supply"

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Time to stop following defunct economic policies [Published Reuters - 6 hours ago]
The High-Tech, High-Touch Economy by Adair Turner* [Published Zaman - Apr 16 2014]
How Britain can rebuild welfare with the power ... [Published City A.M. - Apr 15 2014]
Richard Alford: Has the Fed Learned Monetary Po... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 15 2014]
The wolves of wall street [Published Business Day Nigeria - Apr 15 2014]
Monetary Policy in the New Normal: Session 3 [Published IMF - Apr 13 2014]
Legal and business news from the IBA - April/Ma... [Published International Bar Association - Apr 02 2014]
Restricting onshore windfarms would be a costly... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 01 2014]
No to Capital Account Liberalisation [opinion] [Published Individual.com - Apr 01 2014]
No to Capital Account Liberalisation [Published Addis Fortune - Apr 01 2014]
Less fancy financial footwork, please [Published WA Today - Mar 30 2014]
Pensions free-for-all 'risks leaving millions i... [Published Telegraph - Mar 29 2014]
UK Housing Boom Could Turn To Bust … Again [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 27 2014]
UK Housing Boom Could Turn To Bust … Again [Published GoldSeek.com - Mar 27 2014]
Lord Turner: Britain's Property Frenzy will Lea... [Published International Business Times UK - Mar 27 2014]
How China fooled the world [Published ABC Online - Mar 27 2014]
Lord Turner: housing boom could drag UK back in... [Published Telegraph - Mar 26 2014]
Mourn the loss, fight for the future [Published Socialist Party - Mar 24 2014]
"The Wolves Of Wall Street" by Robert Skidelsky [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 24 2014]
ALEX BRUMMER: What is the point of having a Bud... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 21 2014]
The Wolves of Wall Street [Published Project Syndicate - Mar 21 2014]
Another Mindless "Print Your Way to Prosperity"... [Published Town Hall - Mar 20 2014]
Another "Print Your Way to Prosperity" Mindless... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Mar 19 2014]
Winner takes it all [Published Pensions Age - Mar 19 2014]
"Rethinking The Monetization Taboo" by Adair Tu... [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 19 2014]
How China Fooled The World – Documentary With C... [Published Value Walk - Mar 18 2014]
"Helicopter Money For The Eurozone?" by Thomas ... [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 14 2014]
Are you ready to give up work? [Published Moneyfacts.co.uk - Mar 14 2014]
Banks urged to demonstrate value to society and... [Published International Bar Association - Mar 13 2014]
Building a movement for change: Positive Money [Published Resilience - Mar 13 2014]
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Richard Alford: Has the Fed Learned Monetary Po... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 15 2014]
Yves here. This post is a devastating critique of current Fed policy. But Alford sets his stage carefully before delivering his conclusions, so don’t be deceived by the tone of the early sections. By Richard Alford, a former New York Fed economist. ...
UK Housing Boom Could Turn To Bust … Again [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 27 2014]
Today’s AM fix was USD 1,295.00, EUR 942.09 and GBP 779.14 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,314.50, EUR 952.74 and GBP 794.98 per ounce. Gold bullion dropped to its lowest level in six weeks in London as better than expected durable ...
"The Wolves Of Wall Street" by Robert Skidelsky [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 24 2014]
Robert Skidelsky “What a commentary on the state of twentieth-century capitalism,” mused “motivational speaker” Jordan Belfort as he looked back on his life of fraud, sex, and drugs. As head of the brokerage firm Stratton Oakmont, he fleeced investors ...
Another "Print Your Way to Prosperity" Mindless... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Mar 19 2014]
Adair Turner, former Chairman of the United Kingdom’s Financial Services Authority, and current member of the UK’s Financial Policy Committee and the House of Lords proposes a need to Rethink the Monetization Taboo . The Fed’s tapering merely slows the ...
"Rethinking The Monetization Taboo" by Adair Tu... [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 19 2014]
Adair Turner Now that the pace of the US Federal Reserve’s “tapering” of its asset-purchase program has been debated to death, attention will increasingly turn to prospects for interest-rate increases. But another question looms: How will central banks ...
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Les plus grands penseurs mondiaux se réunissent... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 23 2013]
Toonaangevende denkers van over de hele wereld ... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 22 2013]
Global Thought Leaders Gather in Kuala Lumpur f... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 22 2013]
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