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Events and seminars

Find out about the public lectures, research seminars and other events of the department. 

Latest public lecture 

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A World of Three Zeroes: the new economics of zero poverty, zero unemployment, and zero carbon emissions, by Muhammed Yunus

Saturday 11 November, 6.30-8pm
Old Theatre, Old Building

Hosted by the Department and the Centre for Macroeconomics

Muhammed Yunus is the economist who invented microcredit, founded Grameen Bank,
and earned a Nobel Peace Prize for his work towards alleviating poverty. The capitalist system, in its current form, is broken. Dr Yunus outlines his radical economic vision for fixing it, as explored in his new book A World of Three Zeroes.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEYunus

Info: Tickets available from Thursday 2 November - further information from LSE Events.

Recordings: Video recording on YouTube, Recordings on LSE Media page

 

Earlier in 2017 

Assessing Global Financial Stability: where do we stand? by Tobias Adrian

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Assessing Global Financial Stability: where do we stand? by Tobias Adrian

Friday 27 October, 12-1pm
Shaw Library, Old Building

Hosted by the Department and the Centre for Macroeconomics

During his lecture, Tobias Adrian will discuss the main features of a framework to assess global financial stability in a comprehensive and consistent way. He will also present the analysis of the October 2017 Global Financial Stability Report, which identifies sources of financial instability and the policies to mitigate risks to growth. The report focuses on the interplay between financial and macroeconomic developments, and assesses the degree to which these interactions pose risks that could threaten economic growth.

Dr Tobias Adrian, an LSE alumnus, is the Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEeconomics

Info: Tickets available from Thursday 2 November - further information from LSE Events.

Recordings: Video recording on YouTube, Recordings on LSE Media page

Economics for the Common Good, by Jean Tirole

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Economics for the Common Good, by Jean Tirole

Tuesday 17 October, 6:30-8pm
Old Theatre, Old Building

Hosted by the Department and the Centre for Macroeconomics

Jean Tirole, winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics, is Chairman, Toulouse School of Economics and Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse. Professor Tirole’s  transformation from academic economist to public intellectual prompted him to reflect on the role of economists in society. The result is his book Economics for the Common Good.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEeconomics

Info: Tickets available from Tuesday 10 October - further information from LSE Events.

Recordings: Audio recording on Soundcloud, Video recording on YouTube, Recordings on LSE Media page

 

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