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Events, Michaelmus 03

OXONIA Distinguished Speakers Events in Michaelmas Term 2003

FOCUS ON THE UK

In cooperation with the Economics Department, University of Oxford 

 

 

Wednesday October 29th (Week 3)

UK Monetary Policy Problems

Speaker:

Professor S.J. Nickell (LSE and Bank of England MPC)

Chair:

Professor D. F. Hendry

Venue:

Venue: St. Cross Building, Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre (*)

Time:

5:00 - 7:00pm

Stephen Nickell is External Member of the Monetary Policy Committee in the Bank of England and School Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. He is also Fellow of the British Academy and of the Econometric Society, and President of the Royal Economic Society. Previously, he was a Professor of Economics and the Director of the Institute of Economics and Statistics, University of Oxford, and a Professorial Fellow of Nuffield College. He has acted as an academic consultant for various government bodies including HM Treasury, the Manpower Services Commission and the DHSS. Born in 1944, Professor Nickell gained a BSc in Mathematics from Pembroke College, Cambridge University and an MSc in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics at the LSE. His research interests include Labour and Industrial Economics.

Wednesday November 5th (Week 4)

Re-thinking the UK Benefit System

Speaker:

Professor D. Snower (Birbeck College, (CEPR and IZA)

Chair:

Professor J. Muellbauer and Professor D. Vines

Venue:

Venue: St. Cross Building, Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre (*)

Time:

5:00 - 7:00pm

Dennis J Snower is Professor of Economics at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is also Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Research Fellow at IZA, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn. He has previously worked and taught at Columbia University, the University of Stockholm, the University of Jerusalem, the International Monetary Fund, and the European University Institute. Born in 1950 Professor Snower gained a BA in Mathematics from New College, Oxford University, an MA and a PhD at Princeton University. His research interests focus on Labor Economics.

Wednesday November 12th (Week 5)

Financial Constraints and Students’ Study Efforts

Speaker:

Mr. M. Weale (National Institute for Economic and Social Research, Director)

Chair:

Professor J. Muellbauer and Professor D. Vines

Venue:

Venue: St. Cross Building, Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre (*)

Time:

5:00 - 7:00pm

Martin Weale is Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. He is also Commander of the British Empire for services to economics and Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries. He has previously worked and taught at Clare College, Cambridge University. He has also carried out consultancy work for organizations including the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the Bank of England. Martin Weale was educated at Cambridge University. His research interests include both micro and macro-economic issues.

Monday November 17th (Week 6)

Reforming Corporate Governance in Britain: What Needs to be Done?

Speaker:

Professor C. Mayer (Oxford University, SaÏd Business School, Head)

Chair:

Dr. S. Bond

Venue:

Venue: St. Cross Building, Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre (*)

Time:

5:00 - 7:00pm

Colin Mayer is Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies (Finance) at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, where he is the Director of the Oxford Financial Research Centre, and Fellow of Wadham College. Colin Mayer is also Director of the Oxford Economic Research Associates Ltd (OXERA), Honorary Fellow of St. Anne's College, Oxford University, and member of the editorial board of numerous economics and finance journals. He was formerly Professor of Economics and Finance at Warwick University Business School, and Professor of Corporate Finance at City University Business School. Born in 1953, Professor Mayer gained a BA in Engineering Science and Economics and a D. Phil. in Economics at the University of Oxford. His research interests include Corporate Finance, Taxation and Regulation of Financial Markets.

 

 

Stephen John Nickell, Member, Monetary Policy CommitteeSnower

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