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The Economic Impact of ICT: a perspective from the age of steam

Professor Nicholas Crafts, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), will speak on the economic impact of ICT in a public lecture on Tuesday 15 March at LSE.

Professor Crafts is well known for his work on comparative economic growth and the development of the British economy in the last 200 years. This lecture will be based on his current research on understanding the effects of different generations of large scale technological change.

Nicholas Crafts is a professor of economic history at LSE. A fellow of the British Academy, he is president of the Economic History Society and was editor of The Economic History Review from 1999-2004.

Professor Paul Johnson, LSE, will chair this event.

The Economic Impact of ICT: a perspective from the age of steam is on Tuesday 15 March at 6.30pm in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.

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To request a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

7 March 2005

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