2009 Conference Webcasts

Videos of the Royal Economic Society 2009 Conference at the University of Surrey are now available to view below.

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Keynote Lectures Videos

David Laibson (Harvard) "The Financial Crisis of 2008”

Pinelopi K. Goldberg (Princeton) "Trade and Growth: What Can We Learn from Micro Data?”

Gilles Saint-Paul (Toulouse, Birkbeck) "Endogenous Indoctrination"

John Vickers (Oxford: Presidential Address) "Competition Policy and Property Rights"

Special Session Videos

Special Session A:

"Experimental and Non-Experimental Approaches to Development Policy" (Richard Blundell (UCL), Esther Duflo (MIT), Mark Rosenzweig (Yale), Orazio Attanasio (UCL));

“Neuroeconomics” (Steve Pischke (LSE), Rosemarie Nagel (UPF), Camelia M. Kuhnen (Northwestern), Armin Falk (Bonn));

“Incentives and Volatility in Highly-Leveraged Economies” (John Driffill (Birkbeck), Marcus Miller (Warwick), Alex Michaelides (LSE), Martin Weale (NIESR));

“The New Economics of Management Practices” (Nick Bloom (Stanford), Jonathan Haskel (Imperial), Carol Propper (Bristol) Ralf Martin (LSE), Giuliana Battisti (Nottingham));

Special Session B:

"What Have We Learned About Growth?” (Chang-Tai Hsieh (Chicago));

"Factor Models: Theoretical and Applied Perspectives” (Richard Smith (Cambridge), Serena Ng (Columbia), Lucrezia Reichlin (LBS), Hashem Pesaran (Cambridge));

“Ten Years of the National Minimum Wage” (Richard Dickens (Sussex), Stephen Machin (UCL), Alan Manning (LSE), Rebecca Riley (NIESR), John Forth (NIESR), Peter Dolton (Royal Holloway), Jonathan Wadsworth (Royal Holloway));

“Higher Education Access, Finance, and Returns” (Claire Crawford (IFS), Lorraine Dearden (IFS), Anna Vignoles (LSE), Gill Wyness (IOE), Sarah McNally (LSE), Robin Naylor (Warwick), Nick Barr (LSE), Ian Walker (Lancaster)).

Special Session C:

“Confronting Climate Change” (Michael Greenstone (MIT), Nicholas Stern (LSE));

"Recent Developments in Fiscal Policy Analysis” (Morten Ravn (EUI), Roberto Perotti (Bocconi), Jonas Fisher (Chicago Fed));

“The Political Economy of Conflict and Terror” (Nauro F. Campos (Brunel), Antonio Ciccone (UPF), Eric Neumayer (LSE)),

"House Price Volatility and Household Behaviour in the UK and the US” (Richard Disney (Nottingham) John Gathergood (Nottingham), James Banks (UCL), Sergi Jimenez-Martin (Pompeu Fabra));

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