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MSc programmes events

2020-2021 events

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Tuesday 26 January 2021

MSc Economics: Economic research and policy panel 

Time: 6.00pm-7.30pm, Online
Advance booking is required via CareersHub

This event will be attended by a range of MSc Economics alumni who will be happy and ready to answer questions you may have about their work. They will be discussing how they put the theory learnt at LSE into practice in their working lives. This event will be particularly useful if you are exploring careers in research, policy or are thinking of doing a PhD.

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Thursday 21 January 2021

MSc Economics: LinkedIn and your job search

Time: 12noon-1.00pm, Online
Advance booking is required via CareerHub

This seminar will consider how to use LinkedIn to support your job search. We will look at building an effective LinkedIn profile with tips on what to include in each section, how to increase your visibility, and techniques to help you connect and build relationships with LSE alumni. It is most suitable for students with a basic understanding of LinkedIn.

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 Wednesday 20 January 2021

MSc Economics: Frontier Economics case study exercise

Time: 6pm-8pm, Online
Advance booking is required via CareerHub

The Frontier Economics case study exercise provides you with the chance to gain first-hand experience of life as an economic consultant. This event is facilitated by experienced Frontier Economics consultants who will be available after to answer further questions too. The case study is based on projects that Frontier has worked on previously, and is meant to make you think about how classroom concepts can be relevant and at the same time challenging to apply in real-life.

 

Events from previous years

2019-2020 events

Christopher Pissarides

Monday 24 February 2020

MSc Economics seminar series: Professor Sir Christopher Pissarides (Attendance is exclusive to MSc Economics/EME/Econ & Phil students)

Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm; Location: CLM 2.02

Advance booking is not required.

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Thursday 20 February 2020

MSc Crazy Golf (Attendance is exclusive to MSc Economics/EME/Econ & Phil students)

Time: 7:10pm; Location: Junkyard Golf, EC2A 2BE

Advance booking is required via Eventbrite

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Wednesday 5 February 2020

MSc Economics: LinkedIn session and speculative applications (Attendance is exclusive to MSc Economics/EME/Econ & Phil students)

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm; Location: 32LIF

 

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Wednesday 29 January 2020

Economic Research and Policy Networking Event (Attendance is exclusive to MSc Economics/EME/Econ & Phil students)

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm; Location: 8th Floor, NAB

 

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Wednesday 22 January 2020

MSc Economics: Frontier Economics case study exercise (Attendance is exclusive to MSc Economics/EME/Econ & Phil students)

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm; Location: NAB

 

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Monday 2 December 2019

Department of Economics MSc Christmas Party (Department of Economics MSc Students only - limited spaces)

Time: 7:00pm; Location: The Forge, Bank

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Wednesday 27 November 2019

MSc Economics: interview and assessment preparation (MSc Economics/EME/Econ & Phil students only)

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Advance booking is required via CareerHub

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Wednesday 13 November 2019

NERA case study exercise (Attendance is exclusive to MSc Economics/EME/Econ & Phil students)

Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Advance booking is required via CareerHub

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Monday 11 November 2019

IMF World Economic Outlook seminar (Attendance is exclusive to MSc Economics/EME/Econ & Phil students)

Time: 7:15-8:30pm; Location: Bean Counter, 32LIF

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Wednesday 6 November 2019

MSc Economics: networking with economic consultancy and think tank alumni (Attendance is exclusive to MSc Economics/EME/Econ & Phil students)

Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Advance booking is required via CareerHub

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Thursday 31 October 2019

MSc Economics seminar series: What is Economics? Doing the Job, by Professor John Sutton (For Department of Economics MSc/Econ & Phil students)

Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm; Location: 32L.1.04
*Advance booking is not required*

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Wednesday 30 October 2019

Networking Skills (Department of Economics MSc Students only - limited spaces)

Time: 12:00pm; Location: Graham Wallace Room

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Monday 28 October 2019

MSc Bowling Night (Department of Economics MSc Students only)

Time: 7:00pm; Location: The Kingpin Suite

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Wednesday 23 October 2019

Careers with economics alumni panel, drinks, nibbles and networking evening, chaired by Dr Francesco Nava (Department of Economics MSc Students only)

Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm (Please arrive by 5:50pm)
Bookings via CareerHub

Dept of Finance

Wednesday 16 October 2019 (TBC)

Department of Finance Presentation MRes/PhD Application Process (Department of Economics MSc/ Econ & Phil/ Finance & Economics students)

Time: 5:30pm (TBC); Location: TBC

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Tuesday 15 October 2019 (TBC)

PhD Application Seminar: Applying to US PhD Programs and the LSE MRes/PhD program, by Dr Francesco Nava (Department of Economics MSc/ Econ & Phil/ Finance & Economics students)

Time: 6:00pm (TBC); Location: TBC

Nava Ashraf

Monday 14 October 2019

MSc Economics seminar series: Co-generating Knowledge about Altruistic Capital: Field Experiments around the World, by Professor Nava Ashraf
(For Department of Economics MSc/Econ & Phil students)

Time: 6:00-7:30pm; Location: 32L.1.04
*Advance Booking Required on Student Hub*

Careers Strategy

Wednesday 9 October 2019

Careers Strategy and Planning (Department of Economics MSc Students only)

Time: 2:00pm; Location: 32L.1.04

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Weeks 1-6, Week 7 (from Thursday 3 October)

MT Careers One-One Appointments (Department of Economics MSc Students only - limited spaces)

Location: FAW G.01

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MT Week 1-2

Free Deptartment of Economics MSc Hoodies (Department of Economics MSc Students only)

Closing date: Sunday 20 October; Location: MSc Portal

 

MSc Alumni

Monday 30 September 2019

Departement of Economics MSc Alumni Event

(Department of Economics MSc Students only)

Time: 7:30pm; Location: NAB 8th Floor

2018-2019 events

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Monday 10 June 2019

MSc Graduates Farewell Boat Party
(For MSc students in the Department of Economics only)

Further details coming soon

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Thursday 28 March 2019

MSc End of Term Spring Brunch
(For MSc students in the Department of Economics only)

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm; Location: Fields Bar and Kitchen

Advance booking via Eventbrite required

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Monday 25 March 2019

MSc Crazy Golf
(For MSc students in the Department of Economics only)

Time: 6:30-8:00pm; Location: Junkyard Golf Club

Advance booking via Eventbrite required

Mervyn King

Thursday 7 March 2019

MSc Economics seminar series with Professor Lord Mervyn King
(For MSc Economics/EME/E&P students only)

Time: 6:00-7:00pm; Location: 32L.1.04 

Advance booking is required on LFY

Chris Pissarides

Tuesday 12 February 2019 

MSc Economics seminar series: Work in the Age of Robots and AI, Professor Sir Christopher Pissarides
(For MSc Economics/EME/Econ & Phil students only)

Time: 6:00-7:30pm; Location: CLM 3.02

Advance booking is not required

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Wednesday 6 February 2019

LinkedIn and speculative applications

Time: 1:00-2:00pm; Location: TBC

Advance booking is required via CareerHub

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Monday 28 January 2019

Uneven Growth: Automation’s Impact on Wages and Wealth Inequality, Professor Ben Moll (Princeton) 

Time: 6:00-7:30pm; Location: 32L.1.04

Advance booking is required on LFY

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Wednesday 23 January 2019

Economic research and policy networking event 

Time: 6:00-8:00pm; Location: 8th Floor, NAB

Advance booking is required via CareerHub

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Wednesday 16 January 2019

Compass Lexecon case study exercise 

Time: 6:00-8:00pm; Location: NAB 1.15

Advance booking is required via CareerHub

Cajun Dance Party

Tuesday 4 December 2018

MSc Cajun Dance

Food and refreshments available from 6.30pm; Dancing starts at 7.00pm; The Venue: Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

(Photo credit: Cajun Dance Party, photo by Kate, CC BY-NC 2.0)

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Wednesday 28 November 2018

Interview and assessment preparation 
(for MSc Economics students only)

Time: 1:00-2:00pm

Advance booking required

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Wednesday 21 November 2018

NERA Case Study Workshop 
(for MSc Economics students only)

Time: 6:00-8:00pm 

Advance booking required

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Thursday 15 November 2018

Skills Seminar: CMA Competition and Markets Authority Case Study 

Time: 6:00-7:30pm; Location: The Parish, PAR 1.02

Advance booking required

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Wednesday 7 November 2018

Economic consultancy and think tank alumni networking event (MSc Economics students only)

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Advance booking required

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Tuesday 30 October 2018

Networking Skills (for MSc Economics students only)

Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Advance booking required

Francesco Nava

Tuesday 9 October 2018

PhD Application Seminar: Applying to US PhD Programs and the LSE MRes/PhD program, by Professor Francesco Nava 
(For MSc Economics/EME/Economics and Philosophy students)

Time: 6:00-7:00pm; Location: CLM.5.02

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Thursday 4 October 2018

MSc Economics seminar series: Macroeconomic Modelling and Monetary Policy, by Professor Silvana Tenreyro 
(For MSc Economics/EME/Economics and Philosophy students)

Time: 6:00-7:30pm; Location: 32L.1.04

2017-2018 events

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Monday 19 March 2018

MSc Ceilidh

Food and refreshments available from 6.30pm; Dancing starts at 7.00pm; The Venue: Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Dress code: Casual – kilts and anything tartan strongly encouraged!
(Photo credit: Ceilidh Caleeire, the Scots Music Group's ceilidh band, photo by Rosemary Fitch, CC BY-NC 2.0)

Mervyn King

Tuesday 6 March 2018

MSc Economics seminar series: “Uncertainty in Macroeconomics” by Professor the Lord Mervyn King

Time: 6:15-7:15pm; Location: 32L.1.04

Advance booking required

Philippe Aghion

Tuesday 13 February 2018
Rescheduled from Tuesday 6 February 2018

MSc Economics seminar series: “Missing Growth and Firm Dynamics” by Professor Philippe Aghion

Time: 5:30-7:00pm; Location: 32L.1.04

Advance booking required

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Thursday 8 February 2018

MSc Economics Case Study Exercise (Frontier Economics)
(For MSc Economics/EME/Econ and Phil students)

Time: 6:00-8:00pm; Location: NAB 1.15

Advance booking required

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Wednesday 31 January 2018

MSc Economics Job Searching: "LinkedIn and Speculative Applications" (for MSc Economics/EME students only)

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm; Location: CLM 7.02

Please book via CareerHub
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Wednesday 24 January 2018

Economic Research and Policy Networking Event (for MSc Economics/EME students only)

Time: 6:00-8:00 pm; Location: NAB, 8th Floor

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Wednesday 29 November 2017 

MSc Economics/EME careers event: "Interviews and Assessment Centre"

Time: 2:00-4:00 pm; Location: 32L.1.04

Oriana Bandiera

Thursday 23 November 2017

MRes/PhD applications seminar: “Applying to the LSE MRes/PhD Programme" by Professor Oriana Bandiera (for MSc Economics/EME/Economics and Philosophy students)

Time: 4:00-5:00 pm; Location: 32L.1.04

Chris Pissarides

Monday 27 November 2017

MSc Economics seminar series: “Work in the Age of Robots” by Professor Sir Christopher Pissarides

Time: 6:00-7:30 pm; Location: CLM.6.02

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Wednesday 22 November 2017

MSc Economics/EME careers workshop: “How to do an Economics Case Study” by NERA Consulting

Time: 6:00-8:00 pm; Location: CLM 4.02

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Monday 20 November 2017

MSc Economics seminar series: "Starting a Startup", by Daniele Condorelli

Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm; Location: CLM.3.02

Alwyn Young

Monday 13 November 2017

MSc Economics seminar series: “Consistency without Inference: Instrumental Variables in Practical Application” by Professor Alwyn Young

Time: 5:30-7:00 pm; Location: 32L.1.04

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Wednesday 08 November 2017

MSc Economics/EME Economic Consultancy and Think
Tank Alumni Networking Event

Time: 6:00-8:30 pm; Location: NAB, 8th floor reception

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Wednesday 01 November 2017

MSc Economics/EME careers workshop: "Techniques to improve networking skills"

Time: 2:00-3:30 pm; Location: 32L.1.04

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Tuesday 31 October 2017

MSc Advice: "How to Write Your Extended Essay" by Dr Mohan Bijapur
Highly recommended for those of you required to submit an extended essay as part of your MSc degree.

Time: 13:00-14:00; Location: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

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Friday 20 October 2017

IMF World Economic Outlook seminar by Malhar Nabar (IMF Research Department)

Event for MSc Economics/EME/Econ & Phil students

Time: 6:00-7:00pm, followed by drinks reception 7:15-8:30pm; Seminar location: NAB Sheikh Zayed Theatre; Reception location: NAB 8th floor reception space

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Tuesday 17 October 2017

MSc Cajun Dance

Food and refreshments available from 6.30pm; Dancing starts at 7.00pm; The Venue: Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

(Photo credit: Cajun Dance Party, photo by Kate, CC BY-NC 2.0)

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Tuesday 17 October 2017

PhD Advice: "Writing a Research Proposal for PhD Applications" by Dr Mohan Bijapur

Time: 1:00-2:00 pm; Location: NAB Thai Theatre

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Tuesday 10 October 2017

PhD Advice: "Applying to US PhD Programmes and the LSE MRes/PhD Programme" by Dr Francesco Nava

Time: 1:00-2:00 pm; Location: NAB2.04

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Wednesday 04 October 2017

MSc Economics - applications and career strategy

Time: 2:00-4:00pm; Location: 32LIF.1.04

Event for MSc Economics students only
Advance booking on CareerHub

2016-2017 events

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Wednesday 8 March 2017

MSc Economics Coffee Afternoon with Professor the Lord Mervyn King  (former Governor of the Bank of England, LSE Economics)

Time: 5:00-6:00pm; Location: 32LIF.1.04

Ceilidh

Tuesday 7 March 2017

MSc Ceilidh

Food and refreshments available from 6.30pm; Dancing starts at 7.00pm; The Venue: Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Dress code: Casual – kilts and anything tartan strongly encouraged!
(Photo credit: Ceilidh Caleeire, the Scots Music Group's ceilidh band, photo by Rosemary Fitch, CC BY-NC 2.0)

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Thursday 9 February 2017

MSc Economics seminar: “Monetary Policy in a Low Interest Rate World” by Professor Sir Charlie Bean (former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, LSE Economics)

Time: 6:00-7:15pm; Location: NAB 2.04

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Tuesday 7 February 2017

MSc Economics careers workshop: "How to get the most out of LinkedIn" (for MSc Economics/EME students only)

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm; Location: NAB Thai Theatre

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Wednesday 25 January 2017 

Economic Research and Policy Networking Event (for MSc Economics/EME students only)

Time: 6:00-8:00pm; Location: NAB, 8th Floor 

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Thursday 24 November 2016

MSc Economics seminar: "Brexit: Implications for Britain and Europe" by Professor Sir Christopher Pissarides (Nobel Laureate, LSE Economics) 

Time: 18:00-19:30; Location: CLM 2.02

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Thursday 17 November 2016

MSc Economics/EME careers workshop: “How to do an Economics Case Study” by NERA Consulting

Time: 18:00-20:00; Location: CLM 5.02

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Tuesday 15 November 2016

MSc Advice: "How to Write Your Extended Essay" by Dr Mohan Bijapur
Highly recommended for those of you required to submit an extended essay as part of your MSc degree.

Time: 13:00-14:00; Location: CLM 3.02

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Thursday 10 November 2016

MSc Economics/EME Economic Consultancy and Think
Tank Alumni Networking Event

Time: 18:00-20:30; Location: NAB, 8th floor reception

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Tuesday 01 November 2016

MSc Economics careers workshop: "Interview and assessment centre preparation"

Time: 12:00-14:00; Location: 32L.LG.03

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Tuesday 18 October 2016

MSc Cajun Dance

Food and refreshments available from 6.30pm; Dancing starts at 7.00pm; The Venue: Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Dress code: Casual – cowboy boots and cowboy hats strongly encouraged!
(Photo credit: Cajun Dance Party, photo by Kate, CC BY-NC 2.0)

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Tuesday 18 October 2016

PhD Advice: "Writing a Research Proposal for PhD Applications" by Dr Mohan Bijapur

Time: 13:00-14:00; Location: NAB2.04

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

PhD Advice: "Applying to US PhD Programmes and the LSE MRes/PhD Programme" by Dr Francesco Nava

Time: 13:00-14:00; Location: NAB2.04

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Wednesday 05 October 2016

IMF World Economic Outlook seminar

Presenters: Aqib Aslam and Samya Beidas-Strom (IMF Research Department)

Time: 6:00-7:00pm, followed by drinks reception 7:15-8:30pm; Seminar location: TW1.G.01; Reception location: NAB 8th floor reception

2015-2016 events

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Thursday 5 May 2016

MSc Economics Coffee Afternoon with Professor the Lord Mervyn King (former Governor of the Bank of England, LSE Economics)

2:30-3:30pm (Location: 32LIF.B.07)

Ceilidh

Tuesday 8 March 2016

MSc Ceilidh

Food and refreshments available from 6.30pm; Dancing starts at 7.00pm; The Venue: Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Dress code: Casual – kilts and anything tartan strongly encouraged!
(Photo credit: Ceilidh Caleeire, the Scots Music Group's ceilidh band, photo by Rosemary Fitch, CC BY-NC 2.0)

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Monday 29 February

MSc Economics seminar series with Professor Sir Christopher Pissarides (Nobel Laureate, LSE Economics): "Lessons for the Eurozone from the Greek Crisis" 

Time: 6.00-7.15pm; Location: 32LIF.1.04

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Monday 15 February 2016

MSc Economics seminar series with Professor Nobuhiro Kiyotaki (Princeton): "Monetary and Financial Policies in Emerging Markets"

Time: 6.00-7.15pm; Location: 32LIF.1.04

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Tuesday 26 January 2016 

Economic Research and Policy Networking Event for MSc Economics/EME students

Organisations signed up: the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), the Government Economic Service (GES), the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and the Centre for Economic Performance, LSE

A series of short talks and networking over drinks and canapes
Advance booking required on CareerHub - booking opens on 19 January
Time: 6:00-8:00pm; Location: NAB 8th floor reception

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Tuesday 24 November 2015 

Seminar with Professor Alwyn Young (LSE Economics): "Channelling Fischer: Randomization Tests and the Statistical Insignificance of Seemingly Significant Experimental Results"

Time: 11:00-12:00am; Location: 32L.1.04

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Monday 23 November 2015 

Seminar with Professor Philippe Aghion (Harvard and LSE Economics): "Growth Policy"

Time:5:00-6:00pm

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Thursday 19 November 2015 

Nera Economic Case Study - MSc Economics/EME Careers session: “How to do an Economics Case Study”, NERA Consulting

Time:6:00-8:00pm; Location: CLM.3.02

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Wednesday 11 November 2015 

Economic Consultancy and Think Tank Alumni Networking Event

Time: 6:00-7:00pm, followed by reception 7:00-8:30pm; Location: 8th floor conference room NAB

CajunDance

Wednesday 14 October 2015 

MSc Cajun Dance

Food and refreshments available from 6.30pm; Dancing starts at 7.00pm; Venue: Shaw Library – 6th Floor of the Old Building
Dress code: Casual – cowboy boots and cowboy hats strongly encouraged!
(Photo credit: Cajun Dance Party, photo by Kate, CC BY-NC 2.0)

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Monday 5 October 2015 

IMF World Economic Outlook (WEO) seminar
Presenters: Aqib Aslam and Daniel Leigh (IMF Research Department), followed by drinks reception

Time: 6:00pm; Location: CLM 2.02; Reception location: NAB 8th floor reception