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October 9, 2021

Eric Lonergan is an economist and co-author of Angrynomics, which was published by Agenda in 2020. In this TEDx talk he discusses some of the conclusions from his research into anger. He focuses on public expressions of anger: the anger of angels and the anger of devils. As an economist with a deep interest in public policy, he outlines a series of fundamental reforms to the economic institutions which are needed to tackle the underlying root causes of an angry tribalism which is hijacking the politics. With thanks to Love Language for providing BSL interpretation.
Eric Lonergan is an Irish-born economist, writer and macro hedge fund manager.
He is the author of two books, the most recent, Angrynomics: is an exploration of the power of anger to disrupt economics and politics and the need to reimagine the institutions required for a fairer world. He has also written for Foreign Affairs, The Financial Times, and The Economist and advises and policymakers. Eric was an initial limited partner in BII’s Social Enterprise Investment Fund LP (the investment arm of The Big Issue) and advises The Empathy Museum. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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