National Institute Economic Review May 2018 Press Conference

Date: 
Thursday, 3 May, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Location: 
NIESR
2 Dean Trench Street Smith Square
SW1P 3HE London
United Kingdom

 

 

Please note this event is for journalists only

 

You are invited to attend a press conference on Thursday 3rd May at which we will present NIESR's quarterly UK and global economic forecasts, published in the May issue of the NIESR Review.

Senior NIESR economists will offer their analysis on the need to break out of the current UK fiscal straitjacket and reflect on the unprecedented period of synchronized global growth.

The Director Jagjit Chadha will summarise new research by leading European central banks published in this issue of the Review (titled ‘Using NiGEM in uncertain times’).

 

Chair: Jagjit Chadha, NIESR Director

 

11.00  Opening Remarks - Jagjit Chadha

 

11.10   Prospects for the Global Economy

           Garry Young, Director of Macroeconomic Modelling and Forecasting

 

11.20   Prospects for the UK Economy

           Amit Kara, Head of UK Macroeconomic Forecasting

 

11.30   Weakness in Wage Growth: What is driving it?

           Marta Lopresto, NIESR Economist

 

11.40   Q&A

 

The material will be embargoed until Friday 4th May 00.01am.

 

Registration from 10.30am for prompt 11 o’clock start. 

 

Where: NIESR, 2 Dean Trench Street, Smith Square, London SW1P 3HE

When:  Thursday 3rd May, 11am-12.00pm

 

Due to the nature of NIESR's Grade II listed building, we are unable to provide step-free access to our facilities and the Library is not currently accessible to wheelchair users, or those with limited mobility. We apologise for the inconvenience. Please do let us know in advance how we can assist your visit to the Institute – we are happy to discuss alternative arrangement in order to access our events.