Ann Pettifor is best known for her prediction of the Great Financial Crisis in The Coming First World Debt Crisis (Palgrave 2006). In 2003 she edited the New Economics Foundation’s Real World Economic Outlook (Palgrave) and in 2008 co-authored The Green New Deal. In 2017 Verso published The Production of Money on the nature of money, debt and the finance sector.
In 2018 the Heinrich Boll Foundation and the City of Bremen awarded Ann the Hannah Ahrendt Prize. She is a Council member of the Progressive Economy Forum and director of PRIME economics – a network of Keynesian macroeconomists. Ann has an honorary doctorate from the University of Newcastle for her work leading an international movement for the cancellation of $150bn of debt owed by 35 low income countries, Jubilee 2000.
Visions for a zero carbon economy from two generations of climate activists
Jamie Margolin and Ann Pettifor share their motivations for fighting climate chaos