New Times 29 November 2016 The New Times podcast #5: Prize lecture by Simon Wren-Lewis Professor Simon Wren-Lewis, winner of this year's New Statesman and Speri prize for political economy, delivers a lecture on Brexit, Trump and the deficit deceit. GETTY Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up This week, we bring you a recording of this year's New Statesman and Speri prize lecture, delivered by the award-winning Professor Simon Wren-Lewis. In this timely address, the Oxford professor and former advisor to the Bank of England warns that ignoring economists "is a bit like ignoring your doctor - if he can't tell you the exact year you're going to die". (Simon Wren-Lewis, Serena Kutchinsky) Links: - Now read more about the winner of this year's New Statesman and Speri prize. - And Wren-Lewis on the new Brexit economics. You can subscribe to the New Statesman's New Times podcast through iTunes here or with this RSS feed: http://rss.acast.com/newstatesman, or listen using the player below. Want to give us feedback on our podcast, or have an idea for something we should cover? Visit newstatesman.com/podcast for more details and how to contact us. › Workers on boards or shareholder revolts? 13 ideas for holding bosses to account Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!