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Economists and the Real World

Wednesday 29 January, 6pm
Old Theatre, Old Building

Professor Charles Bean, chief economist at the Bank of England, will be speaking on Economists and the Real World at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Wednesday 29 January.

2002 was the centenary year of the BSc Economics degree at LSE. The celebration of 100 years of economics at the School will be marked by this lecture on the role of economics and economists in public policy. The lecture will be followed by a reception and exhibition, highlighting the evolution of the degree, its students and alumni over the years.

Charles Bean joined the Bank of England as chief economist in 2000. Prior to this, he joined LSE in 1982, after a spell in HM Treasury. He became an LSE professor in 1990.

Professor Anthony Giddens, director of LSE, will chair the event, which is free and open to all but a ticket is required. To request a ticket, call 020 7955 6100 or email events@lse.ac.uk| with mailing details.

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To reserve a press ticket, contact Jessica Winterstein on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk|

20 January 2003

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