Events

Throughout the year, we run a range of public lectures, workshops, roundtables, press briefings and seminars to share the findings of our research, and facilitate the debate of these important issues.

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Improving the Recruitment of Older Workers

The UK job market is currently going through dramatic changes, especially due to the impacts of Covid-19 and Brexit, with reports of shortages in many sectors. In addition to giving older workers a fair chance to progress, age-friendly recruitment could be an important strategy for employers, by tapping into an experienced, diverse workforce. Last year,...
Event time
09:00 to 10:30
30 September, 2021
30 September, 2021

Reopening the Economy After a Global Lockdown: the next chapter

Join us for a joint NIESR/Grant Thornton event, to find out what lies ahead and how your business can respond to a re-invigorated economy. The UK economy is reopening after a global lockdown – what does this new chapter hold for your business? Whilst the financial services sector is in transition mode, the economy is...
Event time
14:00 to 15:00
30 September, 2021
30 September, 2021

NIESR’s latest quarterly forecasts for UK and world economies

Please note this event is for journalists only, due to containing embargoed material Issue no. 232 of the National Institute Economic Review will be launched at a press conference on Tuesday 5 May 2015 at 11.00am, at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, 2 Dean Trench St, Smith Square, London SW1P 3HE. At...
Event time
08:00 to 17:00
11 October, 2021
11 October, 2021

Carbon Pricing and Carbon Taxes

Is the Financial Services sector prepared for the new and developing regulations to cope with the reporting and costs associated with carbon pricing? The signatories of The Paris Agreement are revising their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Governments are setting more ambitious NDCs targets which are increasingly aligned to their longer-term Net-Zero...
Event time
08:30 to 09:30
14 October, 2021
14 October, 2021

2021 Anglo German Foundation Lecture: Professor Jutta Allmendinger

For many decades in Europe, it was believed that the issue of housing had been solved: public social housing and company-owned housing had largely remedied the situation. The homeless persons that remained could therefore be easily dismissed as drug addicts or as mentally ill, and should thus be assigned to the health sector rather than...
Event time
16:30 to 18:00
4 November, 2021
4 November, 2021

NIESR Press Conference for Autumn UK & Global Economic Outlooks

We are delighted to invite you to our Autumn 2021 press briefing, at which we will present and discuss NIESR’s latest forecasts on the UK and global economies, with an opportunity for you to ask questions. Please note this event is for journalists only.
Event time
11:00 to 12:00
9 November, 2021
9 November, 2021

Autumn Economic Forum

We are delighted to invite you to our Autumn 2021 Economic Forum, at which we will present and discuss NIESR’s latest forecasts on the UK and global economies, with an opportunity for you to ask questions.
Event time
11:00 to 12:00
12 November, 2021
12 November, 2021

The Political Economy of Devolution in, and Secession from, the UK

What are the prospects for devolution and secession in the United Kingdom? Nearly twenty-five years after certain powers were devolved to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the future of UK governance is in question. Both Brexit and Covid-19 have revealed and exacerbated strains in the relationships between the four home nations. Debates range from further...
Event time
10:00 to 16:00
19 November, 2021
19 November, 2021

Sizing the Productivity Problem: an evidence session from the Productivity Commission

Following the successful launch of the UK Productivity Commission, the first evidence session explored the topic of “sizing the productivity problem: international, national, regional and sectoral aspects”. The 18 commissioners asked questions of four witnesses to gain an understanding of the scope of the issue. Further evidence sessions will explore potential solutions to the challenges...
Event time
09:00
23 November, 2021
23 November, 2021

2021 Prais Lecture: State Capacity and Economic Growth: Cautionary Tales

State capacity – the ability to collect taxes, enforce law and order, and implement government policies – is accorded an important role in explaining economic growth. This lecture used historical evidence to raise questions about the usefulness of state capacity, both as an explanation of economic growth and as a concept more generally. About the...
Event time
18:00 to 19:30
25 November, 2021
25 November, 2021

Workshop on Productivity and Structural Change

Together with the Bank of England, The Productivity Institute and MMF, NIESR are holding a one-day workshop at the Bank of England Moorgate site on Friday 26 November 2021. The theme is productivity and structural change. Keynote speakers include: John Fernald, the Schroders Chair in European Competitiveness and Reform and a Professor of Economics at INSEAD...
26 November, 2021
26 November, 2021

Productivity after Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic struck the world economy in the midst of a decade that witnessed a broad-based decline in productivity growth. Lockdowns closed many businesses, jobs were either permanently or temporarily lost and school pupils’ learning was interrupted.  However, what scars are there likely to be in terms of aggregate output, and how will various...
Event time
18:30 to 19:30
9 December, 2021
9 December, 2021