Ann Pettifor


Director of Policy Research

Ann Pettifor is the director of Policy Research in Macroeconomics (PRIME). Her work and writing has concentrated on the international financial architecture, the sovereign debts of the poorest countries, and the rise in sovereign, corporate and private debt in OECD economies. Her latest book Just Money was published by Commonwealth in 2014. She is well known for her leadership of an organisation Jubilee 2000, that placed the debts of the poorest countries on the global political agenda, and brought about both substantial debt cancellation, and radical policy changes, at national and international levels. In 2003 she edited the New Economics Foundation’s ‘The Real World Economic Outlook’ (Palgrave) and in 2006 Palgrave published her book: “The coming first world debt crisis”. In 2008 she co-authored “The Green New Deal”, published by the New Economics Foundation.