CPP director Professor Sir Richard Blundell CBE FBA has received an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Economics from Ca' Foscari University of Venice. He delivered his Lectio Magistralis on 'Economic Policy Reform and the Challenge of Inequality'.
In his speech, Professor Blundell stated: "inequality is probably the most pressing issue facing modern society. We need to actively support complementary activities to innovation and human capital. Universities have a key role to play in these and other aspects of delivering equitable growth".