New Economic Foundation economist Olivier Vardakoulias tells Kirsty Styles why the “constellation of risks” facing the global economy probably won’t amount to a 2008-style crisis. Not this year anyway.
Are we really on the brink of another global economic catastrophe? Will 2016 see the beginning of the end of capitalism as we know it? Has mainstream economics failed? And are our leaders up to the job? With our new series, Apocalypse Now?, we’re on a mission to find out.