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Stamp Memorial Lecture

Date: Wednesday 25 April 2007
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Professor George Akerlof
Chair: Howard Davies

This lecture will explore how people's ideals of how they and others should behave affects economics.

George A. Akerlof is Koshland Professor of Economics at University of California, Berkeley and senior fellow at The Brookings Institute. He was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics and is a former member of staff of LSE and an honorary graduate of the School. 


A copy of Professor Akerlof's speech and accompanying slides is now available to download.

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