Ann Pettifor

Director, Policy Research in Macroeconomics (PRIME)
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Ann Pettifor is best known for her prediction of the Great Financial Crisis in The Coming First World Debt Crisis

Ann Pettifor is best known for her prediction of the Great Financial Crisis in The Coming First World Debt Crisis (Palgrave 2006).

In 2008 she co-authored The Green New Deal published by New Economics Foundation. In 2017 Verso published The Production of Money on the nature of  money, debt and the finance sector. She is the author of The Case for The Green New Deal (Verso, 2019).

In 2018 the Heinrich Boll Foundation awarded Pettifor the Hannah Ahrendt Prize. She is a Council member of the Progressive Economy Forum and director of PRIME economics – a network of Keynesian macroeconomists. She 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.