Peter Warburton explains why he thinks we are heading for a period of a combination of slow growth and rising inflation and what this means for investors
In our latest podcast the independent economist Peter Warburton explains why he thinks we are heading for a period of stagflation – a combination of slow growth and rising inflation – which will require investors to make changes in the way they allocate their investment assets.
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Founder of the economics consultancy Economic Perspectives
Peter Warburton has worked as an applied economist in London since 1975. He has worked in the academic and financial sectors in a variety of roles and is a frequent guest on radio and television programmes discussing the state of the UK economy. He founded Economic Perspectives in 1996.
He has been a member of the IEA’s Shadow Monetary Policy Committee since its inception in 1997.
He is the author of Debt and Delusion, subtitled ‘central Bank follies that threaten economic disaster’, a critical analysis of the uses and abuses of debt in the global financial system, first published in 1999.
He lectures on the Practical History of Financial Markets course, based at Heriot Watt Business School in Edinburgh and teaches occasionally on a postgraduate course at Cardiff Business School.
He is managing director of Halkin Services Ltd, an international risk analysis service, and economist to Ruffer LLP, an investment management company, on a part-time basis.