Department of Economics and Centre For Macroeconomics public lecture
Date: Thursday 5 February 2015
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Tim Harford
Chair: Professor Wouter Den Haan
Tim Harford will explain what’s really going on in the large-scale economic world – and what it means for us all in the future.
Tim Harford (@TimHarford) is a senior columnist for the Financial Times and the presenter of Radio 4’s More or Less and Pop-Up Economics With Tim Harford. He was the winner of the Bastiat Prize for economic journalism in 2006, and More or Less was commended for excellence in journalism by the Royal Statistical Society in 2010, 2011 and 2012. Harford lives in Oxford with his wife and three children, and is a visiting fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. His latest book is, The Undercover Economist Strikes Back. His other books include The Undercover Economist, The Logic of Life and Adapt.
Wouter Den Haan is Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Centre for Macroeconomics.
The Department of Economics at LSE (@LSEEcon) is one of the largest economics departments in the world. Its size ensures that all areas of economics are strongly represented in both research and teaching.
The Centre For Macroeconomics (@CFMUK) brings together world-class experts to carry out pioneering research on the global economic crisis and to help design policies that alleviate it.
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