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Reforming Public Pensions in the UK and US - Professor Peter Diamond to speak at LSE

Professor Peter A Diamond, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), gives a public lecture on Reforming Public Pensions in the UK and US at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Wednesday 18 May.

Peter Diamond is an institute professor and professor of economics at MIT, where he has taught since 1966. He has been president of the American Economic Association, of the Econometric Society, and of the National Academy of Social Insurance. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Since 1974, Professor Diamond has been a member of a number of panels on social security for the US government. He was chair of the Panel on Privatization of Social Security of the National Academy of Social Insurance, 1996-98, and has consulted about social security to the World Bank.

His recent books are Taxation, Incomplete Markets and Social Security, Social Security Reform, and Saving Social Security: a balanced approach (with Peter R Orszag).

Reforming Public Pensions in the UK and US is on Wednesday 18 May at 5.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A.

The event is free but registration is necessary. For registration please contact: Olivia Hague on 020 7955 6301 or email O.Hague@lse.ac.uk

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10 May 2005

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