The Royal Economic Society Annual Public Lecture 2010: Does Management Matter?
John Van Reenen (LSE, CEP and POID)
Friday 03 December 2010 18:00 - 20:00
About this event
The Royal Economic Society
Annual Public Lecture 2010
Does Management Matter?
Professor John Van Reenen
Director, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE
Date: Friday 3 December 2010
Venue: The University of Manchester
Lecture Theatre B, University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL
Overview: How important are management practices in driving the performance of firms and the productivity of nations across Asia, Europe and North America?
In this yearís RES public lecture, Professor John Van Reenen will compare productivity growth across countries, describe his research on key drivers of productivity, particularly the important role of firmsí management quality, and discuss ways of closing the UKís longstanding productivity gap compared with France, Germany and the United States.
“Productivity isn’t everything, but in the long run it is almost everything”
Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman
Admission is free but by numbered ticket only.
The lecture and question session will last 90 minutes followed by a short reception.
Doors open at 4pm.
To apply for tickets please go to www.res.org.uk
Event webpage: http://www.res.org.uk/society/lecture.asp
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