Special Econ-ity on Economic Policy Reform with Dr. Eamonn Butler

Samriddhi Foundation is hosting a special Econ-ity discussion on ‘Engaging the private sector in economic policy reform’ on 17 February 2016, 11.00 AM onward at Hotel Annapurna, Durbarmarg. The featured speaker for the program is Dr. Eamonn Butler. Mr. Sujeev Shakya, Founder of Beed Management, will be moderating the discussion.

Dr. Eamonn Butler is Founder and Director of the Adam Smith Institute (ASI). ASI has been influential in several public sector & tax reforms in the UK and was ranked 7th in global think tank rankings in 2013, which makes Dr. Butler an excellent resource person to talk about how private sector can play a constructive role in economic policy reform. Dr. Butler has degrees in economics, philosophy and psychology and a PhD from the University of St Andrews.

Some discussion questions for the session are:

How are entrepreneurs and private sector engaged in the policy debate in England? Has this been beneficial?

What gives rise to policy corruption?

What are safeguards can help prevent corruption while engaging the private sector in economic policy reform?