Dr Kristian Niemietz

Dr Kristian Niemietz is senior research fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs. He studied economics at the Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin and the Universidad de Salamanca, graduating as Diplom-Volkswirt in 2007. He also studied Political Economy at King’s College London, where he obtained his PhD in 2013.

Dr Kristian Niemietz is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs. He studied Economics at the Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin and the Universidad de Salamanca, graduating as Diplom-Volkswirt in 2007. He also studied Political Economy at King’s College London, where he obtained his PhD in 2013.

As a graduate student, he interned at the Central Bank of Bolivia and the National Statistics Office of Paraguay. As a postgraduate student, he worked as an Economics tutor at King’s College London.

He is the author of the Institute of Economic Affairs monographs Redefining the Poverty Debate and A New Understanding of Poverty, both of which won the Arthur Seldon Award for Excellence.

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Saturday 17 October 2015, 16.00 Frobisher Auditorium 1

Business bashing: should corporates 'care'?

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