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Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures - Understanding unemployment: News from the front

Speaker: Professor Olivier Blanchard (MIT)

Date: Monday 16, Tuesday 17, Wednesday 18 October 2000
Venue: Old Theatre, LSE, Old Building, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE


These lectures will assess the progress of, and focus on some of the many issues surrounding, the consensus concerning the role and interactions between shocks and institutions with regard to European unemployment.

  • Lecture 1: Shocks, wages and interest rates
  • Lecture 2: Rents, bargaining and regulation
  • Lecture 3: Employment protection and unemployment