How America made Adam Smith an icon - and why we still need to read him
Dr Glory Liu delivers the 2023 Lights of Caledonia Lecture at Panmure House in Edinburgh. Dr Liu discusses Smith's journey to iconic status through American Economic thought and why it's important we still read him today. Written by Kenny Kemp
Navigating Humanity in Adam Smith's Day: The Scottish Enlightenment, Slavery and Colonialism
Sir Godfrey Henry Oliver Palmer OBE is a Professor Emeritus in the School of Life Sciences at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and a human rights campaigner.
Smithian Sympathy: the ‘father of modern economics’ turns 300
Professor Adam Dixon is the Adam Smith Chair in Sustainable Capitalism here at Panmure House, Smith’s former home, now a centre for modern social and economic research and debate.
The Need for a New Social Contract
Baroness Minouche Shafik Delivers Thought-Provoking Adam Smith Address on Need for a New Social Contact at Panmure House in Edinburgh. Written by Kenny Kemp
Energy and Energy Storage- Hutton One Year On
There will be a shift towards home-grown energy solutions globally and thus renewables will expand.
The Role of Engineering in Climate Change - Hutton One Year On
Our engineering success, and the economic system built on that success is not sustainable.
ESG & Impact Investing - Hutton One Year On
Successfully delivering impact investment requires commitment from investors to establish and implement clear decision-making frameworks and defined key performance indicators.
Taxes and Incentives- Hutton One Year On
Tax an item and people will consume and produce less of it, incentivize it, and they will produce more.
Panmure House Perspectives began life as a biannual business magazine. Hard-copy printing ceased in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, and all our articles are now published fully online. Past editions of the printed magazine are still available to download in PDF format below.