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Exploring the impact of women in economics: lessons and insights

Barbara Petrongolo (CEP), Tera Allas (McKinsey & Company)

Wednesday 01 March 2023 18:00 - 19:30

CBG, Centre Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE

About this event

An International Women’s Day event bringing economists from LSE together

This event, organised by CEP, aims to show how economics is vital to understanding the challenges women face and celebrate the women who are working across the field. It is also an opportunity for LSE staff and students interested in economics to network, with drinks and nibbles provided.

Please note that this is an in-person event, open only to current LSE staff and students, and you may be asked for your LSE ID at the door.


Barbara Petrongolo professor of economics at Oxford University and CEP associate, will discuss economic research on gender and the labour market, showing how economists help us understand the changes in women’s working lives
Tera Allas CBE director of research and economics in McKinsey’s UK office, will talk about her career in economics, sharing her decades of experience in strategy, corporate finance and public policy
Almudena Sevilla (chair) professor in economics and public policy at LSE and CEP associate, is chair of the Royal Economic Society Women’s Committee


This event is in-person, if you would like to attend, please register via Eventbrite.

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Participants are expected to adhere to the CEP Events Code of Conduct.


This event will take place in CBG, Centre Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE.

The building is labelled CBG on the LSE campus map. You can also find us on Google Maps. For further information, go to contact us.