As part of the Adam Smith Institute's (ASI) Practical Liberalism lecture series, it is hosting Prof. Mark Pennington who will be speaking about his book Robust Political Economy.

Prof. Mark Pennington is Professor of Political Economy and Public Policy at King's College London. Prof. Pennington is also Head of Department in the Department of Political Economy. In Robust Political Economy Mark discusses challenges to market liberal theory derived from neo-classical economics, communitarian political theory, and egalitarian ethical theory, applying the lessons learned in policy debates on the welfare state, international development, and environmental protection.

ASI's Practical Liberalism series showcases radical, evidence-based liberal ideas from leading philosophers, economists and politicians.