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Adair Turner

Adair Turner was appointed Chairman of Britain’s Financial Services Authority in September 2008. A Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics and at Cass Business School, London, he is the author of Just Capital: The Liberal Economy.

Titles by This Author

Objectives and Means

The global economic crisis of 2008–2009 seemed a crisis not just of economic performance but also of the system’s underlying political ideology and economic theory. But a second Great Depression was averted, and the radical shift to New Deal-like economic policies predicted by some never took place. Perhaps the correct response to the crisis is simply careful management of the macroeconomic challenges as we recover, combined with reform of financial regulation to prevent a recurrence.