Gresham Professors are required to deliver 18 public lectures over three years. For 2012-13 Douglas McWilliams chose as his main theme:
The Greatest Ever World Economic Event: How the transformation of two thirds of the world’s population from starvation to moderate prosperity will affect us all.
You can view the transcripts of Professor Douglas McWilliams’ first Gresham lectures from the links below (please note that the first three lectures have a separate presentation: the presentations are included in the transcripts for lectures four onwards):
1. The Greatest Ever Economic Change with separate presentation
2. Is the growth in the emerging economies additional or are we growing more slowly? with separate presentation
3. A New Theory of Economic Growth with separate presentation
4. How to make Western Economies more Competitive
5. Will there be a shortage of spending power? (The impact of the Chinese saving glut)
6. The Winning and Losing Nations and Cebr Budget Analysis
7. In addition Douglas McWilliams offered a lecture on 1 May on Sorting out Transport in London
In addition, audio and video footage of these lectures (and details of other Gresham professors’ lectures) can be found at the Gresham College website.