David McWilliams

May 15, 2015 by Speakers' Spotlight

Punk Economics: Is Britain The Balkans of Europe?

David McWilliams is one of Ireland’s leading economic commentators and was the first economist to identify the Irish boom as nothing more than a credit bubble, warning of its collapse and the consequences for the country. He is a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum, is a regulator contributor to Google’s famed Zeitgeist conference and in 2014 was ranked Ireland’s most influential Twitter user. With the objective to make economics easily understandable and fun, McWilliams draws on his unique sense of humour when he speaks on trends in growth, currencies, and financial markets. Above, David explains why Britain recently voted Tory again.