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29  Jun  2017  

Big Data in Policing: Helping make better decisions

Various Speakers 

This workshop will use a number of real world examples to illustrate and explain the infrastructure and analytics that are necessary to derive insights from data and translate them into on the ground practice.

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15  Jun  2017  

CEP, STICERD and Department of Management - Entrepreneurship Conferenece

Various Speakers 

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22  May  2017  

CEP 2017 Annual Conference

Various Speakers 

This event is open to CEP staff and researchers only

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23  Feb  2017  

LSE Growth Commission: UK Growth - A New Chapter

 

15  Feb  2017  

LIONEL ROBBINS LECTURES Economics and the Cultivation of Virtue: Cultivating the Virtues of Globalization

Jeffrey Sachs (Columbia University)

Global society is at once deeply interconnected and deeply divided across political, religious, class, ethnic, and linguistic lines. These divides not only threaten prosperity but even human survival. The third lecture considers the virtues needed for globalization and the ways to cultivate them.

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14  Feb  2017  

LIONEL ROBBINS LECTURES Economics and the Cultivation of Virtue: The Hard Problem of Inter-Group Morality

Jeffrey Sachs (Columbia University)

The most difficult moral challenges involve the interaction across groups, whether nation states, private companies, or ethnic groups. In all such cases, there is the deep tendency towards inter-group conflict. The cultivation of group virtue to underpin inter-group peace and cooperation is an especially daunting challenge.

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13  Feb  2017  

LIONEL ROBBINS LECTURES Economics and the Cultivation of Virtue: Economics and the New Moral Sciences

Jeffrey Sachs (Columbia University)

During the past half century, a new moral science has emerged through the integration of research findings in several fields, including: Evolutionary Biology, Psychology, Neuroscience, Game Theory, Philosophy, Economics, Politics, and History. The findings of the new moral science require a reformulation of the aims and methods of economics. A key lesson is the need to place moral thinking and the cultivation of virtue back at the center of economic design and policy.

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12  Dec  2016  

Subjective well-being over the life course: Evidence and policy implications

Various Speakers 

Understanding how people experience and feel about their lives provides valuable information for policy-makers. But for public policy to improve people’s subjective well-being, we need a good understanding of what drives it. This two-day conference will examine the latest evidence from UK and international research on the determinants of subjective well-being over the life course, and what this might mean for policy-making.

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6  Dec  2016  

LSE Growth Commission Evidence Session - Finance and the City of London

Various Speakers 

Speakers include: David Miles (Imperial); Huw Evans (ABI); Charlie Bean (LSE); Jenny Tooth (UKBAA); Adam Jackson (Grant Thornton); Angus Canvin (Investment Association); Lindsey Naylor (Oliver Wyman); Peter Smith (Blockchain)

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22  Nov  2016  

LSE Growth Commission Evidence Session - Industrial Policy and Growth

Various Speakers 

Speakers include: Mariana Mazzucato (Professor of Economics of Innovation at SPRU, Sussex University); Prof Philippe Aghion (Professor of Economics at Harvard University); Kate Collyer (Deputy Chief Economic Adviser at Competition and Markets Authority); Gary Elliottt (CEO Aerospace Technology Institute); Mark Littlewood (Director General of the Institute of Economic Affairs); Alan Overd (Vice President at Charles River Associates).

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21  Nov  2016  

LSE Growth Commission Evidence Session - Openness, Trade and FDI

Various Speakers 

Professor Gianmarco Ottoviano’s team are examining the best relationship for the UK to pursue with the EU to ensure the flow of exports, imports and FDI. It will also look beyond Brexit to trading with other countries, for example China. Speakers include: Karolina Ekholm (State Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Sweden); Karen Helene Ullveit-Moe (Member of Executive Board of the Bank of Norway); Lionel Fontagne’ (CEPII), Paola Conconi (ECARES); Will Page (Chief economist, Spotify)

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17  Nov  2016  

LSE Growth Commission Evidence Session - Labour Markets and Inclusive Growth

Various Speakers 

Speakers include: David Autor (MIT), Richard Blundell (UCL & IFS), Gavin Kelly (Resolution Foundation) and Rain Newton Smith (CBI).

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2  Nov  2016  

LSE Growth Commission - post Panel Event - Interviews with Vince Cable, Alistair Darling, George Osborne and Stephanie Flanders

Various Speakers 

The panel are interviewed about their views on UK growth post-Brexit

2  Nov  2016  

LSE Growth Commission Panel Event - What Next for Growth in the UK? - Featuring Vince Cable, Alistair Darling, and George Osborne

Various Speakers 

In the wake of the Brexit vote, the LSE Growth Commission has re-formed to publish a second chapter of our 2013 Manifesto for Growth. On 2 November, Stephanie Flanders will chair a panel featuring Vince Cable, Alistair Darling, and George Osborne to feed in to our deliberations. Between them they have played a huge role in running and analysing the UK economy over the past decade. Their experience is unrivalled and their views on what the future might hold - and what should be done about it - promise to be fascinating.

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26  Oct  2016  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series - Improving Equality of Opportunity: New Lessons from Big Data

Raj Chetty (Harvard University)

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25  Oct  2016  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series - Improving Equality of Opportunity: New Lessons from Big Data

Raj Chetty (Harvard University)

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24  Oct  2016  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series - Improving Equality of Opportunity: New Lessons from Big Data

Raj Chetty (Harvard University)

Professor Raj Chetty will deliver this year's Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture series on Equality of Opportunity Project.

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19  Sep  2016  

Annual Labour Economics Symposium 2016 (formerly ESSLE)

Various Speakers 

The 2016 CEPR/IZA Annual Symposium in Labour Economics will take place on 19-20 September 2016, and is hosted by the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics (UK). This year's symposium features a keynote talk by Alex Mas, Princeton University.

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29  Jul  2016  

OECD / CEP / CEPREMAP Conference: Wellbeing over the life-course

Various Speakers 

The Wellbeing Group in the Centre for Economic Performance is writing a comprehensive analysis of wellbeing over the life-course. The aim is to do this in a way that,alongside a new form of CBA, can really help policy-makers. This one-day conference (followed by a reception) will present the very first draft of the book.

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8  Jun  2016  

CEP / LSE Entrepreneurship Conference

Various Speakers 

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16  May  2016  

CEP Annual Conference 2016

Various Speakers 

This event is for CEP staff and researchers only

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27  Apr  2016  

PUBLIC LECTURE - To Brexit or not to Brexit: a taxing question

Angel Gurria (Secretary-General, OECD)

In the run up to the referendum of 23 June on membership of the EU, OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría will address one of the most momentous decisions facing Britain in modern times. CEP's Thomas Sampson (co-author or our BREXIT analyses series) will act as moderator.

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28  Jan  2016  

CVER / OECD Report Launch - Building Skills of All: Review of England

Various Speakers 

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10  Dec  2015  

The Sutton Trust and CEP - 10 Years On: Britain's Low Social Mobility Problem

Various Speakers 

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9  Dec  2015  

Harvard/Stanford/CEP Empirical Management Conference

Various Speakers 

1  Oct  2015  

7th Transatlantic Workshop on the Economics of Crime

Various Speakers 

This 7th workshop will continue the sequence of Economics of Crime workshops in Paris (2009), Bonn (2010), Torino (2011), Rotterdam (2012), Frankfurt (2013) and Milan (2014). The workshop aims to bring together researchers from both sides of the Atlantic to present and discuss their work, allowing for an in-depth interaction between those working on the empirical and theoretical analysis of crime and illegal behaviour.

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16  Sep  2015  

Economics of Innovation, Diffusion, Growth and the Environment

Various Speakers 

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3  Jun  2015  

Grantham Research Institute and CEP public lecture: Why Are We Waiting? The Logic, Urgency and Promise of Tackling Climate Change

Nicholas Stern (India Observatory and LSE)

Introducing his new book, Why Are We Waiting? The Logic, Urgency and Promise of Tackling Climate Change Professor Stern will argue that the transition to a low-carbon economy and rapid structural transformations to the world economy provide a story of growth and poverty reduction that is attractive and sustainable.

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18  May  2015  

CEP Annual Conference 2015

Various Speakers 

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14  May  2015  

Austin-Bergen-London Empirical Microeconomics Workshop

Various Speakers 

The workshop is an intimate gathering of a select set of economists from the United States and Europe. The papers will focus on labor markets, families and children and will span labor economics, health, and education. This workshop is open to INVITED GUESTS ONLY.

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24  Mar  2015  

CEP Election Economics Event: What questions should you really be asking the parties?

Various Speakers 

The Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) is producing a series of analyses of key policy issues in the May 2015 general election. These briefings have been written by our expert researchers, who will be presenting some of their analysis of the UK’s key campaign issues - including those the parties don’t seem to want to talk about.

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5  Mar  2015  

Wages and Low Pay in the Labour Market

Various Speakers 

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26  Feb  2015  

LSE WORKS PUBLIC LECTURE: The Minimum Wage in the UK and Beyond

Alan Manning (CEP)

The Centre for Economic Performance has played an important role in the development of the UK's National Minimum Wage, which was voted the most successful government policy of the last 30 years. But the minimum wage seems to be stuck in something of a rut and there are many ideas for how to rejuvenate it. This lecture will show how evidence can be used to evaluate these proposals.

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22  Jan  2015  

LSE WORKS: Neighbours, Peers and Educational Achievement

Steve Gibbons (CEP, SERC & LSE)

Many believe that education is very sensitive to the influence of school friends and neighbours. Professor Stephen Gibbons outlines evidence to the contrary from the Spatial Economics Research Centre at LSE.

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12  Dec  2014  

Conference: Trade Unions, Inequality and Pay Stagnation

Various Speakers 

This conference will bring together senior union figures from the US, Britain and EU and academic researchers to discuss what can be done about growing labour market inequality, and the role of unions in tackling it.

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11  Dec  2014  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series

Angus Deaton (Princeton University)

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11  Dec  2014  

CEP / STICERD / LSE Conference Honouring Richard Layard: 50 Years at LSE

Various Speakers 

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Richard Layard's career at the LSE thus far. In honour of his achievements we are hosting a celebratory conference at the LSE featuring a wealth of high profile speakers

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10  Dec  2014  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series

Angus Deaton (Princeton University)

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9  Dec  2014  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series

Angus Deaton (Princeton University)

In this year's Lionel Robbins Lectures, Professor Angus Deaton will discuss 'Poverty, Inequality and the Political Economy of Measurement'.

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5  Nov  2014  

CEP Public Lecture: Structural Opportunities in the U.S. Economy

Jason Furman (US Council of Economic Advisers)

In this lecture, Jason Furman will focus on the three major structural opportunities that he sees in the U.S. economy: the slowdown in health costs; the boom in energy; and recent developments in technology. These issues have the potential to change long-term economic trends and structures. He will discuss the prospects they hold for the economy, the challenges they present, and the role of public policy in fostering them.

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8  Sep  2014  

British Science Festival: Economics of Inequality Session

Various Speakers 

CEP hosted the only economics session in the British Science Festival on 'Inequality'.

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10  Jul  2014  

Book Launch - THRIVE: The Power of Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies

Various Speakers 

Authors David M. Clark and Richard Layard will discuss their new book 'Thrive' with the BBC's Andrew Marr.

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19  May  2014  

CEP Annual Conference

Various Speakers 

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15  May  2014  

10 Years of the World Management Survey: Lessons and Next Steps

Various Speakers 

This 2-day event at Harvard Business School celebrates a decade of pioneering CEP research on measuring management practices in 32 countries across different sectors (manufacturing, schools, hospitals, universities and government), geographies, and activities. [www.worldmanagementsurvey.com] Speakers include Atul Gawande, Roland Fryer, Rebecca Henderson, Bob Gibbons and the WMS team

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13  May  2014  

CEP Film: UK Income and Wealth Inequality

Various Speakers 

26  Jan  2014  

TEDx Oxford Talk

Richard Layard (CEP)

20  May  2013  

CEP Annual Conference

Various Speakers 

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16  May  2013  

LSE Growth Commission: Education Roundtable

Various Speakers 

The Institute for Government will be hosting an LSE Growth Commission Rountable on Education. This is a closed, invitation only event operating under Chatham House Rules.

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14  May  2013  

New Economy Manchester Event

Tim Besley (EOPP, LSE)

Professor Tim Besley will present the findings of the LSE Growth Commission Report at New Economy Manchester on 14th May 2013 . New Economy Manchester is one of the six Association of Manchester Authorities (AGMA) commissions.

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14  May  2013  

SERC Annual Conference 2013

Various Speakers 

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30  Apr  2013  

LSE Growth Commission: Infrastructure Roundtable

Various Speakers 

The Institute for Government will be hosting an LSE Growth Commission Rountable on Infrastructure on 30 April 2013. This is a closed, invitation only event operating under Chatham House Rules.

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19  Apr  2013  

Future Scotland: Future Growth

John Van Reenen (CEP)

Professor John Van Reenen will present the work of the LSE Growth Commission at the Future Scotland: Future Growth event hosted by the Scottish Council for Development & Industry on 18-19 April 2013

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16  Apr  2013  

OECD Seminar - Investing in Prosperity

John Van Reenen (CEP)

Professors John Van Reenen and Nicholas Stern presented the findings of the LSE Growth Commission at the OECD seminar on Investing in Prosperity in the United Kingdom: Skills, infrastructure and Innovation hosted by the OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria.

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3  Apr  2013  

WHY HAS BRITISH PRODUCTIVITY FALLEN?

John Van Reenen (CEP)

John Van Reenen, Tim Besley and Steve Machin present at the 2013 Royal Economic Society Conference

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5  Feb  2013  

LSE Growth Commission Report presentation to ESRC All Party Group on Social Science & Policy

John Van Reenen (CEP)

The LSE Growth Commissioners presented their report to ESRC All Party Group on Social Science and Policy at the House of Commons.

31  Jan  2013  

LSE Growth Commission Report Launch: Investing in Prosperity

Various Speakers 

On Thursday 31st January, the LSE Growth Commission will launch their report: Investing in Prosperity. The report is based on evidence taken in public session during 2012 from leading academics, business people and policymakers from UK and overseas and on analysis of an LSE research team supporting the Commissioners.

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23  Jan  2013  

PUBLIC LECTURE & PANEL - Eurozone Deadlock: Finding a Way out of the Crisis

Luis Garicano (LSE Department of Management & CEP)

It is still possible, both economically and politically, to find a way out of the Eurozone crisis if policy-makers separately address two problems; dealing with the legacy costs of the initially flawed design of the Eurozone, and fixing the design itself. In this lecture Luis Garicano will discuss how these solutions can be implemented.

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8  Jun  2012  

Trade Policy in a Globalised World

Various Speakers 

This conference brought together leading international trade academics from the United States and Europe to discuss and advance those issues. The papers presented focused on the main players in today’s global economy—Europe, the U.S. and China—and discussed the design and implementation of trade policies, the increasing importance of trade agreements and their role in the stability of the trade policy environment.

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14  May  2012  

CEP Annual Conference 2012

Various Speakers 

This year's CEP Annual Conference will take place in Brighton from 14-15 May. Programme and more info...

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14  Mar  2012  

LSE Growth Commission Evidence Session: The Role of Skills in a Growth Strategy for the UK

Various Speakers 

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6  Mar  2012  

CEP 21st Birthday Lecture - Mental Health: The New Frontier for the Welfare State

Richard Layard (CEP)

CEP founder Richard Layard will close this series of lectures with a discussion on the economic and social costs of mental illness.

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28  Feb  2012  

CEP 21st Birthday Lecture: Comparing Real Wages: the McWage Index

Orley Ashenfelter (Princeton University)

Real wages measure worker welfare and the cost of labour. Professor Ashenfelter reports the results of a decade long study of wage rates at McDonald's restaurants in over 60 countries.

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23  Feb  2012  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series with Prof Nicholas Stern: Lecture 3

Nicholas Stern (India Observatory and LSE)

Climate Change and the New Industrial Revolution - How we can get there: building national and international action

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22  Feb  2012  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series: Lecture 2

Nicholas Stern (India Observatory and LSE)

Climate Change and the New Industrial Revolution - How we can respond and prosper

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21  Feb  2012  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series: Lecture 1

Nicholas Stern (India Observatory and LSE)

Climate Change and the New Industrial Revolution - What we risk and how we should cast the economics and ethics

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23  Jan  2012  

LSE Growth Commission Launch Event

Various Speakers 

This is the launch event for the LSE Growth Commission. The commission aims to provide an authoritative contribution to the formulation and implementation of a long-term growth strategy the UK. At this event, Larry Summers and Stephen Nickell will give evidence on how to improve the growth performance of the UK economy in the medium to long-term.

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5  Dec  2011  

CEP 21st Birthday Event: The Price of Civilization: Economics and Ethics After the Fall

Jeffrey Sachs (Columbia University)

The world economy remains in a precarious state after the global recession - where quick fixes were implemented instead of sustainable solutions to systemic problems. Jeffrey Sachs will discuss why we must - and how we can - change our entire economic culture in the time of crisis.

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28  Nov  2011  

CEP 21st Birthday Event: Herd Behaviour and Keeping up with the Joneses

Andrew Oswald (IZA and University of Warwick)

Herd behaviour is very often natural and individually rational, but it has the potential to be disastrous for the group. In this lecture, Andrew Oswald will discuss human herd behaviour and its links to ‘Keeping up with the Joneses’.

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21  Nov  2011  

Decoupling of Wage Growth and Productivity Growth? Myth and Reality

Various Speakers 

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15  Nov  2011  

CEP 21st Birthday Event: Thinking Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman In Conversation with Richard Layard

Daniel Kahneman (Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton)

Why do smart people make bad decisions? How come the best laid plans can go so wrong? What really makes us happy? Kahneman will discuss these questions and more with Richard Layard.

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15  Nov  2011  

Report Launch: UK Economic Performance since 1997

Various Speakers 

This report re-assesses UK economic performance during the Blair/Brown years, focusing on productivity and other key measures of business performance.

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4  Nov  2011  

ESRC FESTIVAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE: Top Pay in the UK

Various Speakers 

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, the CEP will host a seminar and general discussion on the issue of Top Pay in the UK. The event is open to the general public and will be chaired by Will Hutton (Principal, Hertford College, Oxford and Chair of the Independent Review of Fair Pay in the Public Sector).

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18  Oct  2011  

CEP Work & Wellbeing Public Debate: Is happiness the right measure of social progress?

Robert Skidelsky

In his book Happiness (recently updated), Richard Layard argues that the best societies are those with the most happiness and the least misery. Public policy should be made on this basis. Robert Skidelsky has many reservations. They debate the issue.

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1  Jul  2011  

CEP/HEIF CONFERENCE - Informing Education and Career Decisions: Opportunities for Collaboration between Universities and Schools

Various Speakers 

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21  Jun  2011  

CEP 21st BIRTHDAY LECTURE SERIES

Steve Nickell (Nuffield College, Oxford)

Professor Steve Nickell (Warden, Nuffield College, Oxford). This lecture will look at Immigration and its economic effects including the contribution to population growth. Why does housing not keep up with population growth? More generally why do we find it so hard to house our population decently?

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31  May  2011  

CEP 21st BIRTHDAY LECTURE SERIES: Health Care Reform in the US

Peter Orszag (CitiGroup)

Spiraling health care costs are currently threatening the future of the U.S. economy. Peter Orszag offers insight on the possible approaches to reduce health-care costs over time without impairing the quality of medical care or outcomes.

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26  May  2011  

The Economics of Share Ownership and Incentive Pay: Findings and Policy Implications

Various Speakers 

Although studies suggest value to firms investing in share schemes and incentive pay schemes the evidence is not clear-cut. It seems share ownership, in particular, operates best in combination with other HR and compensation policies, while individual incentive pay schemes have the clearest benefits in terms of labour productivity. The purpose of this seminar is to bring together academics and policy makers to consider findings from recent studies and their policy implications.

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23  May  2011  

CEP Annual Conference

Various Speakers 

The 2011 CEP Annual Conference for Centre staff and researchers will take place at the Lansdowne Place Hotel in Brighton.

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11  May  2011  

BOOK LAUNCH - The Labour Market in Winter: the state of working Britain

Ed Balls MP (Shadow Chancellor)

This collection of essays - by leading economic experts on the UK labour market - provides an overview of the key issues concerning the performance of the labour market, and the policy issues surrounding it, with a focus on the recent recession and its aftermath. The result is the first comprehensive analysis of the economic downturn and the Labour government's record in the fields of employment, education, and welfare.

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22  Mar  2011  

CEP 21st BIRTHDAY LECTURE SERIES: Exhorbitant Privilege: The Rise and Fall of the Dollar

Barry Eichengreen (University of California, Berkeley)

Is the dollar now poised to lose its exorbitant privilege as the leading international currency? Barry Eichengreen discusses how it can remain at the heart of the global financial system.

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15  Mar  2011  

Changes in Labour Market Inequality

Steve Machin (CEP, London School of Economics and University College London)

Professor Machin Stephen Machin surveys significant research findings on wage inequality that have emerged from the Centre over the past three decades.

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17  Feb  2011  

LSE Works: Where is Future Growth Going to Come From?

John Van Reenen (CEP)

Where will the sources of new growth come from in the wake of the financial crisis and recession? What is the role of education, labour markets and government policy in supporting this growth?

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7  Dec  2010  

BOOK LAUNCH: The Comingled Code - Open Source and Economic Development

Mark Schankerman (LSE)

The MIT Press and Centre for Economic Performance are delighted announce the launch of The Comingled Code: Open Source and Economic Development

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3  Dec  2010  

The Royal Economic Society Annual Public Lecture 2010: Does Management Matter?

John Van Reenen (CEP)

Manchester Lecture

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2  Dec  2010  

The Royal Economic Society Annual Public Lecture 2010: Does Management Matter?

John Van Reenen (CEP)

London Lecture

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22  Nov  2010  

Working with World Bank Data

Eric Swanson (World Bank)

Dr. Eric Swanson, senior advisor to the director of the Development Data Group at the World Bank, will discuss the sources and methods used to compile the World Development Indicators and other databases maintained by the World Bank.

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16  Nov  2010  

CEP 21st Birthday Lecture Series

Various Speakers 

The Centre for Economic Performance, based at the LSE, is 21 years old this year. Established in 1990 with funding from the Economic and Social Research Council, the Centre is now one of the leading economic research centres in Europe. We are celebrating our 'coming of age' with a series of lectures throughout 2010/11.

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16  Nov  2010  

CEP 21st BIRTHDAY LECTURE SERIES: Restoring Growth

John Van Reenen (CEP)

The financial crisis and the great recession dealt the global economy a massive shock. How can growth be put back on a sustainable path? What policy lessons have we learned? And how should Britain respond?

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4  Nov  2010  

CEP 21st BIRTHDAY LECTURES: The State of the World Economy

Olivier Blanchard (International Monetary Fund)

A strong and sustained world recovery requires two rebalancing acts. Internal, with a shift, in advanced countries, from fiscal support to private demand. External, with an increase in net exports in deficit countries, notably the US, and a decrease in net exports in surplus countries, notably China. Policy should be aimed at increasing their pace. This event is the first in a series of lectures to celebrate 21 years of the Centre for Economic Performance.

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26  Oct  2010  

Management in Healthcare: Why Good Practices Really Matter

Various Speakers 

This seminar will present the findings of the latest phase of the joint McKinsey/LSE research into comparative management practices in healthcare. Covering over 1100 hospitals in seven countries (UK, US, Canada, Italy, Sweden, France, Germany)

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13  Oct  2010  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures: Economics after the Crisis - Economic Freedom and Public Policy: Economics as a Moral Discipline

Adair Turner (Chairman, Financial Services Authority)

Lord Turner will deliver the 2010 Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series, running for three consecutive evenings (11/12/13 October). The overall theme of the 3 lectures is Economics after the Crisis.

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12  Oct  2010  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures: Economics After the Depression - Market Efficiency and Rationality: Why Financial Markets are Different

Adair Turner (Chairman, Financial Services Authority)

Lord Turner will deliver the 2010 Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series, running for three consecutive evenings (11/12/13 October). The overall theme of the 3 lectures is Economics after the Crisis.

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11  Oct  2010  

Lionel Robbins Lectures: Economics After the Crisis - Economic Growth, Human Welfare and Inequality

Adair Turner (Chairman, Financial Services Authority)

Lord Turner will deliver the 2010 Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series, running for three consecutive evenings (11/12/13 October). The overall theme of the 3 lectures is Economics after the Crisis.

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14  Jul  2010  

THE FUTURE OF FINANCE And The Theory That Underpins It

Various Speakers 

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10  May  2010  

CEP Annual Conference 2010

Various Speakers 

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14  Dec  2009  

Labour Market Policy for the 21st Century: A conference in honour of David Metcalf

Various Speakers 

This conference will focus on several key issues: unemployment, pay, unions and management, social security, the minimum wage, and most recently, immigration

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29  Jun  2009  

Economic Impact of ICT Workshop

Various Speakers 

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26  Jun  2009  

Conference in Honour of Richard Layard and Stephen Nickell

Various Speakers 

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25  Jun  2009  

Conference in Honour of Richard Layard and Stephen Nickell

Various Speakers 

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10  Jun  2009  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures: The Return of Depression Economics - The Night They Re-Read Minsky

Paul Krugman (Princeton)

The global economic crisis has shaken a lot of what we thought we knew about economics. These lectures will cover the causes of the crisis; the deeply vexed question of how and when the world economy can recover; and the implications of the whole mess for economics and economists.

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9  Jun  2009  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures: The Return of Depression Economics

Paul Krugman (Princeton)

The global economic crisis has shaken a lot of what we thought we knew about economics. These lectures will cover the causes of the crisis; the deeply vexed question of how and when the world economy can recover; and the implications of the whole mess for economics and economists.

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8  Jun  2009  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures: The Return of Depression Economics

Paul Krugman (Princeton)

The global economic crisis has shaken a lot of what we thought we knew about economics. These lectures will cover the causes of the crisis; the deeply vexed question of how and when the world economy can recover; and the implications of the whole mess for economics and economists.

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18  May  2009  

CEP Annual Conference 2009

Various Speakers 

This event is for invited CEP staff and associates only

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7  May  2009  

SERC Annual Conference

Various Speakers 

The first SERC conference - to be held at LSE on 7th/8th May 2009 - will include sessions devoted to spatial economic research undertaken by PhD students, as well as others presenting work by SERC members/associates.

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20  Mar  2009  

CEP/DWP Conference: The Use of Administrative Data in Labour Market Research

Various Speakers 

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19  Mar  2009  

PSI/CEP/ESRC Workshop - Well-Being at the Workplace

Various Speakers 

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14  Mar  2009  

Final Conference of the Marie Curie RTN Network: 'Economics of Education and Education Policy in Europe'

Various Speakers 

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13  Mar  2009  

Final Conference of the Marie Curie RTN Network: 'Economics of Education and Education Policy in Europe'

Various Speakers 

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13  Mar  2009  

BJIR International Symposium: Government Regulation of Occupations

Various Speakers 

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12  Mar  2009  

BJIR International Symposium: Government Regulation of Occupations

Various Speakers 

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21  Jan  2009  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures: Designing Policies for Growth - Growth and Culture: Regulation and Trust

Philippe Aghion (Harvard)

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20  Jan  2009  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures: Designing Policies for Growth - Growth and the Environment

Philippe Aghion (Harvard)

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19  Jan  2009  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures: Designing Policies for Growth - The Layers of Growth Policy Design

Philippe Aghion (Harvard)

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13  Nov  2008  

Our Urban Future: the death of distance and the rise of cities

Ed Glaeser (Harvard University)

Improvements in transportation and communication technologies have led some to predict the death of distance, and with that, the death of the city. In this lecture Professor Ed Glaeser will argue that these improvements have actually been good for idea-producing cities at the same time as they have been devastating for goods-producing places. What, then, does the future hold for our cities?

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12  Nov  2008  

BOOK LAUNCH - ECONOMIC GANGSTERS: Corruption, Violence, and the Poverty of Nations

Raymond Fisman (Boston University)

Meet the economic gangster. He is the United Nations diplomat who double-parks his Mercedes on New York City streets at rush hour because the cops can't touch him—he has diplomatic immunity. He's the Chinese smuggler who dodges tariffs by magically transforming frozen chickens into frozen turkeys. The dictator, the warlord, the unscrupulous bureaucrat who bilks the developing world of billions in aid. The calculating crook who views stealing and murder as just another part of his business strategy. And, in the wrong set of circumstances, he might just be you.

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10  Oct  2008  

ESRC Well-Being Research Workshop

Various Speakers 

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25  Sep  2008  

SUPERMARKETS AND THE BRITISH HIGH STREET: The unintended consequences of planning regulations

Raffaella Sadun (HBS)

In 1996, new regulations made it much harder for UK supermarkets and other retailers to develop out-of-town outlets - so-called ‘big boxes’. In part, these regulations were supposed to ‘save the traditional British High Street’ by protecting small retailers. New research by Dr Raffaella Sadun of the Centre for Economic Performance finds that they have actually accelerated the decline of independent stores.

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3  Jul  2008  

CONFERENCE: The Emergence of China & India in the Global Economy

Various Speakers 

The causes and consequences of the acceleration of economic development in China and India in recent decades, and the implications for other developing and developed countries around the world. This conference is sponsored by the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), the India Observatory at LSE and the Institute for Economic Research (IFO) at the University of Munich.

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23  Jun  2008  

Centre for Longitudinal Studies and CEE Conference: INTERGENERATIONAL MOBILITY

Various Speakers 

Intergenerational mobility, is an issue at the forefront of social policy. Organised by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies and the Centre for the Economics of Education, this conference will showcase the latest research in this area by international experts in the field

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12  May  2008  

CEP Annual Conference 2008

Various Speakers 

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2  May  2008  

CEP/ESRC Workshop: Monetary Policy in Developed and Developing Countries

Various Speakers 

This event provides a forum to discuss a range of theoretical and empirical issues regarding macroeconomic models for policy analysis in developed and developing countries.

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8  Feb  2008  

CEP Macro Conference: The Theory of Economic Growth

Various Speakers 

This conference will present new results on the mechanics of the growth process, structural transformation, income volatility growth, capital flows to growing economies and other features of the growth process. We are delighted to have as our honoured guest for this event, Professor Robert Lucas. Professor Lucas is the John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago and one of the world's leading authorities on monetary theory, growth and development. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1995. He will be giving the 2008 Economica Phillips Lecture on Schooling and Growth

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7  Dec  2007  

PSI/CEP Event - The Survival and Growth of Firms: Findings and Policy Implications

Various Speakers 

There is a growing literature in industrial organisation and industrial economics using micro-level firm and establishment data to test theory regarding the factors associated with survival and employment growth. This literature modifies some of the central tenets stemming from early theory, and indicates substantial heterogeneity in firms’ behaviour within industries and over the business cycle. This seminar will explore the determinants of employment growth and survival focusing on factors such as size, age, R&D, technology and human capital. The purpose of the seminar is to bring together academics and policy makers to consider findings from recent studies and their policy implications.

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5  Dec  2007  

Anglo German Foundation: Creating Sustainable Growth in Europe: Midpoint Policy Debate

Various Speakers 

Speech by Jim Murphy MP UK Minister for Europe followed by Panel Discussion and Open Debate ''Reconciling the Demands of Growth, Environmental and Social Sustainability'' chaired by Stephanie Flanders. Panellists include Prof. Jochen Clasen (University of Edinburgh), Prof. Paul Ekins (Policy Studies Institute, London), Prof. Dr. Tobias Kretschmer (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and CEP) and Prof. David Soskice (Nuffield College, Oxford).

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30  Nov  2007  

Anglo German Foundation: Creating Sustainable Growth in Europe: Research Conference

Various Speakers 

Creating Sustainable Growth in Europe is the aim and title of a major new research initiative by the Anglo German Foundation which aims to tackle the emerging economic, social and political challenges confronting governments not only in Germany and the UK, but across Europe and the industrialised world. This one-day open research conference will enable researchers to enter into public dialogue with the policy community and the academic world.

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29  Nov  2007  

Anglo German Foundation: Creating Sustainable Growth in Europe: Policy Debate

Matthias Machnig (Secretary of State for the German Federal Ministry of rthe Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety)

Following the speech there will be a Panel Discussion ''Reconciling the Demands of Growth, Environmental and Social Sustainability'' Chaired by Prof. Dr. Heik Afheldt. Panellists include: Prof. Jochen Clasen (University of Edinburgh), Prof. Paul Ekins (Policy Studies Institute, London), Prof. Tobias Kretschmer, Ludwig-Maximilians- Universität München and CEP) and Prof. David Soskice (Nuffield College, Oxford)

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28  Nov  2007  

CEP Public Lecture - Do we need more Immigrants and Babies?

Adair Turner (Chairman, Financial Services Authority)

Faced with population ageing, many commentators argue that developed countries need higher fertility, more immigration or both. But others claim that immigration is pulling down the wages of unskilled labour, and that population growth has adverse welfare consequences. This lecture will present an integrated analysis of the economics of demographic change, exploring the advantages and disadvantages of different rates of population growth.

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19  Nov  2007 -
21  Nov  2007

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures: The Psychology of Saving & Investment

David Laibson (Harvard University)

These lectures will challenge many standard assumptions in economics, and show how a combination of psychology and economics can better predict behaviour. David Laibson is Professor of Economics at Harvard University and one of the leaders in the new field of 'behavioural economics'

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12  Jul  2007  

Management Practices & Productivity: Why They Matter

Various Speakers 

This seminar will present the findings of the latest phase of the joint McKinsey/LSE research into management practices among industrials - now extended to more than 3,500 manufacturers in over 10 countries (including the UK, USA, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, India and Japan).

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5  Jul  2007  

Does Mortgage Broker Regulation Matter? Implications for Wages, Employment and Outcomes for Consumers

Morris Kleiner (University of Minnesota)

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14  Jun  2007  

James Meade Memorial Lecture: Globalisation and Welfare

Paul Krugman (Princeton)

Progressive free-traders - people who believe both in domestic equity and in the promise of globalisation - are feeling chastened these days. What’s left of the case for globalisation? How can we make it work?

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20  Apr  2007 -
21  Apr  2007

LoWER Migration Workshop

Various Speakers 

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21  Jun  2006  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures: International Terrorism - Causes and Consequences

Alan Krueger (Princeton)

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25  Jan  2005  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures - The DNA of a Market Economy

Andrei Shleifer (Harvard University)

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23  Feb  2004  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures - Understanding Institutions

Daron Acemoglu (MIT)

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3  Mar  2003  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures - Happiness: Has Social Science a Clue?

Richard Layard (CEP)

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29  Oct  2001  

Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures - The International Financial System: Crises and Reform

Stanley Fischer (formerly IMF)

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16  Oct  2000  

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

Olivier Blanchard (International Monetary Fund)

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