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A Budget That Works For Women

Hosted by the Department of Economics, Centre for Macroeconomics, LSE’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Taskforce and the Women's Budget Group

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Speakers

Sarah Champion

Professor Carola Frege

Chair

Professor Silvana Tenreyro

A conference on the impact of government economic policy on women and to look at policies that will encourage greater economic equality.

Sarah Champion (@SarahChampionMP) is the Labour MP for Rotherham and Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, a position she has held since October 2016. She was Shadow Minister (Home Office) (2016 to 2016), Shadow Minister (Home Office) (2015 to 2016) in opposition.

Carola Frege is Professor of Employment Relations. She is also Chair of the LSE Taskforce for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Her research focuses on union revitalization strategies and the transformation of workplace democracy in Europe and the USA; the social science traditions within employment research; job quality and wellbeing; as well as racism at work. 

Silvana Tenreyro (@siltenrey) is Professor in Economics at the London School of Economics and Programme Leader at CfM. She obtained her M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. She is currently Co-Director and Board Member of the Review of Economic Studies and Chair of the Women’s Committee of the Royal Economics Society. 

The Department of Economics at LSE (@LSEEcon) is one of the largest economics departments in the world. Its size ensures that all areas of economics are strongly represented in both research and teaching.

The Centre For Macroeconomics (@CFMUK) brings together world-class experts to carry out pioneering research on the global economic crisis and to help design policies that alleviate it.   

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This event is free and open to all but pre-registration is required. To register email roxanne.mashari@parliament.uk. For any queries email c.simmons1@lse.ac.uk.

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