James A. Mirrlees


Interview, September 2004

Interview with Professor James A. Mirrlees at the 1st Meeting of Laureates in Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany, September 1-4, 2004. Interviewer is freelance journalist Marika Griehsel.

Professor Mirrlees talks about when he got the news of the Economics Prize, driving forces during the student years (3:14), experiences from India (6:20), taxation systems (9:22), problems with an ageing population (14:02), economic growth in the future (20:13) and gives some advise to students (23:34).

Transcript of the Interview with James A. Mirrlees

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