October Staff Calendar
1-2 October Professor Paul De Grauwe will give a presentation at the “Bringing new thinking in psychology and social science into macroeconomic modelling” conference, UK Treasury, London.
3 October Professor Nicholas Barr will be giving a talk on the UK experience of higher education finance to a group of officials from the Cyprus Education Ministry, London.
4 October Professor Paul De Grauwe will give a lecture for LSE Alumni in Luxembourg.
5 October Professor Nicholas Barr will be giving a keynote lecture on ‘University Funding: Lessons from England’ at a conference on financing universities, Amsterdam.
8 October Dr Orkun Saka will be presenting a paper, entitled Lending Cycles and Real Outcomes: Costs of Political Misalignment, in a seminar at the Bangor University.
10 October Professor Nicholas Barr will be on a panel on ‘Social Protection and the Future of Work’ at the 2018 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, Nusa Dua, Bali.
11 October Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis will give a lecture on EU Cohesion Policy at the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels (details at https://europa.eu/regions-and-cities/programme/sessions/154_en).
Dr Annette Bongardt and Dr Francisco Torres will discuss the book “WTO 2.0 – CETA as a new paradigm” by F. P. Coutinho et al., JurisNova, at the New University of Lisbon – Faculty of Law.
Professor Paul De Grauwe will present the new book "The Political Economy of Structural Reforms in Europe" (attendance can be booked here) alongside co-editors Nauro F. Campos, Paul De Grauwe and Yuemei Ji. An event co-organised by the UCL European Institute and UCL SSEES.
12-13 October Dr Orkun Saka will be presenting a paper, entitled Lending Cycles and Real Outcomes: Costs of Political Misalignment, at the Political Economy of Finance Conference (University of Oxford).
15 October Dr Annette Bongardt and Dr Francisco Torres will present “The Future of EU governance” at the conference “Europe at the Cross Roads”; organised by Social Sciences Institute of the University of Lisbon, and the Institute for Public Policy at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, in a session with Lisbet Hooghe, Gary Marks, Michael Lewis-Beck, Ignacio Jurado, and Marina Costa Lobo.
19 October Professor Paul De Grauwe will give a Keynote Lecture at INFER Conference on Applied Macroeconomics, Paris.
20 October Professor Nick Barr will be Firewalking as part of a fundraising drive for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution [RNLI]. If you would like to sponsor him you can do so via JustGiving either on his page or the village team page, either with your name or anonymously (and please tick the GiftAid box if appropriate).
25-26 October Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis will present a paper titled “Wage adjustments and wage flexibility across the Greek regions – the wage curve and beyond” at the VI Regional Modelling Workshop organised by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in Seville.