Author Professor Joel Waldfogel visits the RSA to tell us why we shouldn't get caught up in expensive Christmas shopping.

Joel Waldfogel argues that every dollar we spend on ourselves produces at least a dollar in satisfaction. But gift giving is different. Choices are less-informed leaving recipients less than satisfied. Our festive spending generates £50billion of economic waste each winter.

For More information and to book visit our website.

Places are free and open to all but advance booking is essential. Book online at

Official Website:

Added by RSAEvents on November 17, 2009

Interested 2