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Ann Pettifor
Works at PRIME - Policy Research in MacroEconomics
Attended University of the Witwatersrand
Lives in London
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Obsessing about sovereign debt, bank money, credit, financial architecture. Grand Mother.
Introduction
Wear several hats. That of Grand Mother. Director of Advocacy International. Director of PRIME - Policy Research in Economics. Co-author of The Green New Deal - published by new economics foundation. Editor of "Real World Economic Outlook", Palgrave, 2003. Author of a cheerful title:"The coming first world debt crisis" - written in Spring, 2006, published in September, 2006. 
Bragging rights
Led Jubilee 2000 campaign that resulted in cancellation of (in nominal terms) about $100bn of debt owed by 35 of poorest countries. Have two fine sons, of whom I am inordinately proud.
Education
  • University of the Witwatersrand
    Politics, Economics, 1965 - 1968
  • Newcastle University
    Hon Doctorate, 2001
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Gender
Female
Work
Occupation
Write about the financial system; advise on public advocacy.
Employment
  • PRIME - Policy Research in MacroEconomics
    Director, present
  • Advocacy International
    Director, present
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London