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Tomas Sedlacek

Author of Economics of Good and Evil, philosopher of economics

Tomas Sedlacek gained international fame for his award-winning, bestselling book “Economics of Good and Evil: The Quest for Economic Meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall Street” (Oxford University Press, 2011) which was translated into 21 languages and received the prestigious German “Wirtschaftsbuchpreis” at Frankfurt Book Fair for its original philosophical contribution to economics. He was listed among the top 100 most influential global thinkers (Top 100 Thought Leaders, GDI).

Born in 1977 in Prague, Tomas Sedlacek became, at the age of 24, an economic advisor of Czech president Václav Havel. Later he became a member of the National Economic Council, advisory body to the Czech Prime Minister. During his fellowship at Yale University, Yale Economic Review ranked him among five hot young minds in economics. He currently works as a chief macroeconomic strategist at Czech commercial bank CSOB.

Tomas Sedlacek was a member of Program Council for New Economic Thinking of World Economic Forum that meets in Davos and a member of an advisory body to EC president Barroso on New Narrative for Europe. He often lectures at universities and sits on boards of many non-profit organizations. In addition, he works as columnist for leading Czech economic daily. A widely sought-after media commentator and an entertaining and engaging speaker, Tomas travels the world to debate burning questions of current economics with glitch mirrors from the deepest mythological past, philosophies and beliefs which he likes to combine with variety of other current fields.

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Topics

The Great Movement of Nations: Into the Digital

Psychoanalysis of Economics

Philosophy of Economics

New Economic Thinking

Literature, Movies, Myths and Economics

Economics of Good and Evil

Publications

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Economics of Good and Evil

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Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £7k to £15k

  • Europe:

    £7k to £15k

  • US:

    £7k to £15k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £7k to £15k

Travels From

  • Czech Republic

Languages

Czech, English

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