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Webcasts of Keynote addresses and selections of special sessions from recent RES Annual Conferences are available for downloading. There are also webcasts and related resources for recent Policy Lectures and Annual Public Lectures.
The RES distributes media briefings summarising new economic research findings presented at its annual conference and published in each issue of The Economic Journal. Annual Conference Reports/Overviews produced by conference rapporteurs, leading economics journalists attending conference, are also available.
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In 2011, the Society initiated a Policy Lecture series. The inaugural lecture in this series was given by David Miles, External Member of the Monetary Policy Committee. Whereas the Annual Public Lecture series, which has run since 2001, is aimed largely at a sixth form secondary school audience, the Policy Lecture series is an opportunity for leading economists to speak both to academics and to policy-makers and to others interested in the development of economic policy.