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OXONIA Distinguished Speaker Events in Hilary Term 2004
 

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By Prof. P. Klemperer (OXONIA and Oxford University)

 

Chair:    Prof. S. Bond (OXONIA and Oxford University)

 
Date:     Thursday 20 May 2004

 
Venue: St. Cross Building, Lecture Room 1

The St. Cross Building is located on the corner of St Cross Road / Manor Road, right behind (north to) the Department of Economics Building.

 

Time:    5:00pm

 

This seminar is part of the OXONIA Distinguished Speakers Events in Trinity Term 2004. It has been organized in cooperation with the Economics Department, University of Oxford. The seminar is part of the OXONIA Programme "IMPROVING MACROECONOMIC PERFORMANCE".

Prof. Klemperer will talk about the power of competition, its fragility, and where the UK economy today needs more of it. Paul Klemperer is the Edgeworth Professor of Economics at Oxford University, a Fellow of the British Academy and of the Econometric Society and a Member of the Council (and Executive Committee) of the Royal Economic Society, the Council of the European Economic Association, and the Council of  the Econometric Society. He is past or present Editor or Associate Editor of 10 economics journals, and has numerous publications including, most recently, Auctions: Theory and Practice (Princeton, 2004). Prof. Klemperer is a UK Competition Commissioner, and has also advised EU and US government agencies on competition policy. He also designed the UK's 22.5 billion "3G" mobile-phone auction (jointly with Ken Binmore).
 

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