News and Events

The latest news and events from NIESR that, using sound research and analysis, explore the policy issues and provide an informed and measured approach to the political debate.

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Upcoming Events

Assessing Cycles and Structural Changes in Markets

Join us as Andrew Smithers and Peter Oppenheimer discuss some of the themes from their recent books: The Economics of the Stock Market (Smithers) and Any Happy Returns (Oppenheimer). In a conversation chaired by Gillian Tett, a Financial Times columnist and Provost of King's College, Cambridge, both Peter and Andrew…
Event time
17:00 to 18:30
6 March, 2024
6 March, 2024

Investing for Growth: boosting productivity through higher public and private investment

The causes of, and solutions to, the woeful productivity performance of the UK economy since the Global Financial Crisis has been the subject of much analysis in the last 15 years.  Is it just the result of an economy maturing, or is there something more underlying? And, does this slower…
Event time
11:00 to 13:00
12 March, 2024
12 March, 2024

Governor Talk with Bridget Rosewell

In this informal talk, Bridget Rosewell will discuss the role of the UK Infrastructure Bank, with a focus on how to show additionality. Bridget Rosewell, CBE, is a British economist... This content is only available to members.
Event time
12:30 to 13:30
14 March, 2024
14 March, 2024

Business Conditions Forum

Ahead of the publication of our Spring 2024 UK and Global Outlooks in early May, the Business Conditions Forum offers an opportunity for NIESR researchers to share some of their findings with select industry representatives and gather their feedback. More information on the topic and speakers will be released closer…
Event time
09:00 to 10:00
10 April, 2024
10 April, 2024

Dow Lecture with James Talbot: Climate Change, the Macroeconomy and Monetary Policy

Climate change – and the policy response of governments at home and abroad to it – will affect the macroeconomy in a number of ways.  If climate shocks, or climate-related policies influence output and inflation in the short-run, monetary policy makers will need to consider their impact.  Research on the…
Event time
16:30 to 18:00
25 April, 2024
25 April, 2024

Spring 2024 Press Conference

Ahead of the publication of our Spring 2024 UK and Global Economic Outlooks, this press conference is an opportunity for journalists to hear directly from the researchers, ask questions and gain insight into what our findings mean for policymakers and the wider public.   Please note that this event is…
Event time
11:00 to 12:00
8 May, 2024
8 May, 2024

Spring 2024 Members’ Roundtable

We are delighted to be hosting our Spring 2024 Members’ Roundtable. The Roundtable represents an opportunity for our Members to have an in-depth insight into our quarterly UK and Global... This content is only available to members.
Event time
09:00 to 10:30
9 May, 2024
9 May, 2024

Spring 2024 Economic Forum

The Economic Forum is a virtual event in which our researchers present the findings of our UK and Global Economic Outlooks. After the presentations, there will be a chance for participant to ask questions to the researchers. More information on the topics and speakers will be available closer to the…
Event time
11:00 to 12:00
10 May, 2024
10 May, 2024

Previous Events

Winter 2024 Living Standards Forum

The combination of rising prices, stagnant economic growth and a reduction in real wages, has driven a renewed interest in living standards.  This forum, which brings together representatives from across the policymaking, business, and research arenas, aims to examine some of the latest trends in regional and household-level inequalities, specific…
Event time
09:00 to 10:00
21 February, 2024
21 February, 2024

The Outlook for the Welsh Economy

With rising wages helping to improve consumer confidence, will 2024 be a better year for the UK economy? As we enter an election year for the Westminster government, this event aims to highlight some of the main challenges - at both a national and regional level - which an incoming…
Event time
11:00 to 13:00
20 February, 2024
20 February, 2024

NIER Workshop on Central Banking

The recent surge in inflation has led to an increase in research by academic economists into various aspects of central banking: in particular, the organisation and mandate of a central bank, central bank communication and trust in central banks. In addition, the move towards introducing Central Bank Digital Currency has…
Event time
09:00 to 17:00
16 February, 2024
16 February, 2024

Winter 2024 Economic Forum

With a reduction in the rate of inflation and rising wages driving an improvement in consumer confidence, will 2024 be a better year for the UK and global economies? And how might the geopolitical events in the Middle East, and the ongoing war in Ukraine, affect this outlook?  As the…
Event time
11:00 to 12:00
9 February, 2024
9 February, 2024
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