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Research Seminars in Economic Geography

The Research Seminars in Economic Geography take place at LSE throughout term time. They are regularly led by PhD students in Economic Geography from LSE, but occasionally play host to external speakers as well. Attendance and presentation for researchers and visitors to the Spatial Economics Research Centre| (SERC) is also encouraged.

The latest series of seminars and speakers can be found below. Unless otherwise stated, the seminars take place at 4pm in room OLD 3.28|. For further details, please contact the Department.

08/10/2014 - Teresa Schlueter (LSE)
'Real wage inequality in the UK'

15/10/2014 - Attila Varga (University of Pécs)
'Global research networks and regional innovation'

22/10/2014 - Monica Langella (Graduate School of Economics and Management)
'Local Agglomeration, Entrepreneurship and the Great Recession: Evidence from Italian Industrial Districts'

29/10/2014 - Sevrin Waights (LSE)
'Gentrification and displacement in English cities’

05/11/2014 - Jamil Nur (Sciences-Po, Paris)
'LOST in Taxation: Fiscal Reforms and the Retail Sector'

19/11/2014 - Emanuela Marrocu (University of Cagliari)
'Symmetric and asymmetric effects of proximities. The case of M&A deals in Italy'

26/11/2014 - Paolo Lucchino (LSE)
'Powering education: an RCT on the impact of solar lamps on educational attainment in rural Kenya'

03/12/2014 - Alex Jaax (LSE)
‘Enterprise reforms and subnational patterns of development in Vietnam’