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

2024 UK General Election: Members’ Roundtable

At this roundtable event, NIESR researchers will present and discuss their analysis of key areas of economic and social policy, ahead of the upcoming General Election. Drawing on work that was recently conducted with the support of the Nuffield Foundation, our speakers will present their findings and policy recommendations to…
Event time
09:00 to 10:30
19 June, 2024
19 June, 2024

NiGEM Workshop: Modelling Fiscal Rules in NiGEM

This workshop, designed for users who are familiar with the NiGEM software, provides an advanced course on fiscal policy rules. It will cover how to set them in forecast and… This content is only available to members.
Event time
11:00 to 12:00
20 June, 2024
20 June, 2024

NiGEM Workshop: Modelling Complex Scenarios

Designed for users who are familiar with the NiGEM interface, this workshop will help in the creation of complex scenarios using different channels. This content is only available to members.
Event time
14:00 to 15:00
20 June, 2024
20 June, 2024

2024 Deane- Stone Lecture with Huw Dixon: the Challenges to Economic Measurement Arising from Inflation in the Post-Pandemic World

For both policymakers and economists, the post-pandemic spike in inflation raised several questions around how we measure the economy more generally and indeed how we measure inflation itself. In this year’s Deane-Stone Lecture on Economic Measurement, Professor Huw Dixon will focus on how the rising costs of food and energy…
Event time
16:00 to 18:00
20 June, 2024
20 June, 2024

NiGEM Workshop: The Climate Model in NiGEM

This workshop, designed for those who are already familiar with the NiGEM software, provides a guide to implementing the NGFS Phase IV transitions scenarios in NiGEM. In addition to looking… This content is only available to members.
Event time
11:00 to 12:00
21 June, 2024
21 June, 2024

NiGEM Workshop: The Tariff Module in NiGEM

This workshop, designed for intermediate/advanced users of NiGEM, provides a guide to implementing tariff shock scenarios in NiGEM. This content is only available to members.
Event time
14:00 to 15:00
21 June, 2024
21 June, 2024

Savings, Investment and the Role of Pension Funds

Government policy aimed at promoting savings and investments was the focal point of a roundtable discussion hosted at NIESR in December 2023 with Andrew Smithers and representatives from the financial services. In response to the identified concerns, Andrew Smithers has put together an interim paper presenting his concerns and recommendations,…
Event time
16:30 to 18:00
26 June, 2024
26 June, 2024

Governor Talk with John Pullinger: The Electoral Commission

In this Governor Talk John Pullinger will present the work of the Electoral Commission and his role as its chair. The Electoral Commission is an independent body that oversees elections… This content is only available to members.
Event time
12:00 to 13:30
2 July, 2024
2 July, 2024

Previous Events

2024 UK General Election: Five Key Economic Priorities for the New Government

Regardless of which party emerges victorious on the morning of 5 July, the economic challenges facing the country will be stark. The UK’s poor productivity performance, coupled with recent anaemic rates of growth and persistent inflation, has led to a rise in inequality across both regions and households. For policymakers,…
Event time
11:00 to 12:30
13 June, 2024
13 June, 2024

2024 UK General Election: The Economy and Living Standards

With the long-awaited General Election confirmed for 4 July 2024, and the economy as one of the core themes of the campaign, we hosted an online event to share an impartial examination of some of the main questions. What are the prospects regarding economic growth? How have living standards evolved…
Event time
11:00 to 12:30
30 May, 2024
30 May, 2024

NiGEM Workshop: Introduction to Tariff Shocks, Labour and Commodity Market Shocks

Designed for our NiGEM subscribers, this workshop will provide a guide to implementing tariff shock scenarios in NiGEM (based on v2.21 Tariff/Brexit model). It will cover the aggregate supply in… This content is only available to members.
Event time
14:00 to 15:00
21 May, 2024
21 May, 2024

Governor Talk with Nigel Gilbert

Modelling the English housing market with agents: markets from the bottom up In this governor talk, Prof. Nigel Gilbert from the University of Surrey will discuss how the state of… This content is only available to members.
Event time
12:00 to 13:00
21 May, 2024
21 May, 2024
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