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National Institute Economic Review February 2018 Press Conference – ‘Brexit: the Trade-offs Ahead’

Event date
Tuesday, 6 February, 2018
Event time
11:00 to 12:00
Event place
Event Type
Offline Event
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Please note this event is for journalists only


You are invited to attend a press conference on Tuesday 6th February at which we will present NIESR’s quarterly UK and global economic forecasts, published in the February issue of the NIESR Review.

The presentations, introduced and chaired by NIESR’s Director Jagjit Chadha, will include an analysis of the trade-offs that confront the UK and EU for the upcoming Brexit negotiations and the consequences of these on the economic outlook.

Chair: Jagjit Chadha, NIESR Director

11.00  Opening Remarks – Jagjit Chadha

11.10   Underemployment and the Lack of Wage Pressure

           David N.F. Bell

11.20   Prospects for the Global Economy

           Garry Young, Director of Macroeconomic Modelling and Forecasting

11.30   Prospects for the UK Economy and the Brexit trade-offs

           Amit Kara, Head of UK Macroeconomic Forecasting

11.40   Q&A

The material will be embargoed until Wednesday 7th February  00.01am.

Registration from 10.45am for prompt 11 o’clock start. 

To RSVP please contact Luca Pieri:

Email: l.pieri [at] niesr.ac.uk  

Tel: 020 7654 1931

We look forward to seeing you at the press briefing.