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Economists and the Real World

BSc Economics Centenary Lecture

Date: Wednesday 29th January 2003
Time: 6.00pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Professor Charles Bean
Chair: Professor Anthony Giddens 

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.

This event is free and open to all but a ticket is required. All tickets for this event have now gone. A returns queue will be in operation on the night (30 minutes before the event begins) with any empty seats being filled with people from the returns queue just before the event begins.

For more information email events@lse.ac.uk or phone 020 7955 6043.

Transcript of lecture Economists and the Real World (PDF)