2007 Conference Press Centre

Media briefings on papers presented at the conference are in seven broad subject areas and are now available - see below. The Royal Economic Society Media Consultant, Romesh Vaitilingam, may be contacted on [link expired].

THE ECONOMICS OF HUMAN BEHAVIOUR
NEW RESEARCH AT THE RES ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2007

Also on the programme:

  • Husbands and Wives: Who does what and who gets what, a plenary lecture by Professor Martin Browning from Oxford University
  • A special session on The Economics of Crime, chaired by Professor Stephen Machin from the Centre for Economic Performance, LSE
  • A special session on Family Economics, including Professor John Ermisch from the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex

For Further Information: contact Romesh Vaitilingam.

THE ECONOMICS OF BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS
NEW RESEARCH AT THE RES ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2007

Also on the programme:

  • A special session on Supermarket Competition and Buyer Power, discussed by Professor John Vickers from Oxford University

For Further Information: contact Romesh Vaitilingam.

THE ECONOMICS OF EDUCATION
NEW RESEARCH AT THE RES ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2007

Also on the programme:

  • A special session on Using Experimental Economics for Education in the Classroom and Beyond

For Further Information: contact Romesh Vaitilingam.

THE GLOBAL ECONOMY: TRADE, AID AND GROWTH
NEW RESEARCH AT THE RES ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2007

Also on the programme:

  • Theory and Practice of Anti-Corruption Policies, a plenary lecture by Professor Abhijit Banerjee from MIT

For Further Information: contact Romesh Vaitilingam.

THE ECONOMICS OF LAW, MEDICINE AND MEDIA
NEW RESEARCH AT THE RES ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2007

Also on the programme, special sessions on:

  • Tax Modelling
  • Civil Justice
  • Endogenous Political Institutions

For Further Information: contact Romesh Vaitilingam.

INTEREST RATES, CURRENCIES AND GLOBAL IMBALANCES
NEW RESEARCH AT THE RES ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2007

Also on the programme, special sessions on:

  • Unified Growth
  • Tax Modelling
  • Fiscal Policy and Public Debt

For Further Information: contact Romesh Vaitilingam.

THE ECONOMICS OF JOBS AND PAY
NEW RESEARCH AT THE RES ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2007

Also on the programme:

  • A special session on Wages in the Public Sector, chaired by Professor Peter Dolton from the Centre for Economic Performance
  • A special session on Incentives in the Public Sector, chaired by Professor Simon Burgess from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation

For Further Information: contact Romesh Vaitilingam.

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