A series of lunchtime seminars by NIESR staff and visiting academics on a wide ranging number of topics covering current research and future areas of study. Seminars include "Minimum Wages and Productivity", "An economic analysis of pension tax reforms" and a discussion on why public sector organisations use agency staff. Seminars take place over lunchtime from 1-2pm. Details of forthcoming seminars by clicking on the link above.
You are invited to attend a press conference on Tuesday 10th May at which we will present NIESR's analysis of the economic consequences of leaving the European Union, published in the May issue of the NIESR Review, as well as our quarterly UK and global economic forecasts.
This workshop builds on the findings of a recent research project commissioned by BIS and conducted by NIESR, SpazioDati and City REDI. This event aims to stimulate a broader discussion on the merits and limitations of “Big Data” techniques to classify companies and to investigate industrial clusters.
New Zealand has had high immigration and emigration flows for an extended period, and as a result, around a quarter of the population is foreign-born. At a time when migration is even more contentious than usual, is there scope for optimism about the economic contribution of freer movement of people? And what can Britain and New Zealand teach each other - based on both past experience and future plans?