In 2012 Professor Paul Krugman came to the House of Lords and argued that the government's economic strategy was fundamentally misconceived. Three years on, with recovery under way, a panel of distinguished UK economists revisits this debate.
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS ONLY FOR PRESS DUE TO EMBARGOES.
Issue no. 231 of the National Institute Economic Review will be launched at a press conference on Monday 9 February at 11.00am, at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, 2 Dean Trench St, Smith Square, London SW1P 3HE.
At the press briefing, we will present our latest forecast for the UK and world economies. The material will be embargoed until 00.01am Tuesday 10 February.
NIESR will host a press briefing and launch event for the February 2015 issue of the National Institute Economic Review on Thursday 5 February, from 10.30 (10am registration/coffee) to 12.30. This issue will feature five articles examining the economic record of the 2010-15 government:
- Simon Wren-Lewis, Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford, examines macroeconomic policy and performance
As part of our External Seminar series in which academics present their work to NIESR staff and special guests, on Wednesday 4th February we will have Getinet Haile, (University of Nottingham, UK & IZA, Bonn, Germany) discussing work he did on the union decline in Britain, and we would pleased for you to attend.
Wage setting is commonly modelled as the outcome of a rational process by informed actors. Even when allowing for imperfections, such as bargaining or asymmetric information models, the decision-making process is assumed to be objective and precise. This allows a range of labour market behaviours, from job search to executive pay, to be modelled and analysed with clear predictions and policy implications.
Multinationality, R&D and Productivity Evidence on the top R&D spenders
External Seminar Series
As part of our External Seminar series in which academics present their work to NIESR staff and special guests, on Thursday 22nd January we will have Davide Castellani (Professor of Applied Economics, University of Perugia) discussing work he did on the relationship between multinationality and performance, and we would love for you to attend.