Economics of UK Constitutional Change
with Lord O’Neill, Commercial Secretary to HM Treasury, and four leading researchers in the field
Date: Tuesday 21 July
Venue: National Institute of Economic and Social Research, 2 Dean Trench St, London SW1P 3HE
We would like to invite you to a seminar on 'the economics of constitutional change' at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research with Lord O'Neill, Commercial Secretary to HM Treasury, and four leading researchers in this field.
As part of our External Seminar series in which academics and policymakers present their work to NIESR staff and special guests, on Thursday 9th July we will have Rafal Kierzenkowski, Senior Economist at OECD (and Head of Netherlands/United Kingdom desk in the Economics Department) discussing work he is doing on the UK productivity puzzle.
Date: Tuesday 9 June 2015
Venue: National Institute of Economic and Social Research, 2 Dean Trench St, Smith Square, SW1P 3HE
The speakers will cover what has been learned from the 2014 Bank of England round of stress tests, what is currently happening, and what is likely to be different about the 2015 round. They will also make some observations on the future of stress testing in general.
Professor Katharina Pistor from Columbia Law School will give a lecture at 6pm on Monday 8th June at Imperial College Business School, followed by a drinks reception. Please find lecture's title and summary below.
Thursday 21 May:
09:30-10:30 World Trade and Commodity Report
10.30-10.45 Coffee Break
10.45-12.45 The External Environment
12.45-14.15 Lunch Break
14.15-15.15 Martin Weale: special seminar in honour of Ray Barrell’s retirement on “The Oil Price Slump and its Effects on Advanced Economies” followed by discussion
15.15-15.40 EU Commission: Forecast for Europe
15.40-16.00 General Report
16.00-16.20 Coffee Break
NIESR and Nesta are coming together to host a workshop on Friday 15th May from 10:30 to 12:30 on how big data tools and techniques can play an important role in informing industrial and innovation policy. The session will have presentations from a number of researchers working on measuring economic and innovation activity using big data and a panel discussion about the potential and limitations of these new methods. We’d be delighted if you can come.
Please note this event is for journalists only, due to containing embargoed material
Issue no. 232 of the National Institute Economic Review will be launched at a press conference on Tuesday 5 May 2015 at 11.00am, at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, 2 Dean Trench St, Smith Square, London SW1P 3HE.
As part of our External Seminar series in which academics present their work to NIESR staff and special guests, on Tuesday 21st April we will have Dr Ying Zhou (University of Surrey) discussing work she did on occupational inequality in pay and task discretion, and we would be pleased for you to attend.