Keynote Lectures and some Special Sessions at the RES Annual Conference are filmed and posted as webcasts on the RES website. Other webcasts are also produced – for example, from the RES Annual Public Lecture.
Webcasts from the conference held 3rd to 5th April 2013 at Royal Holloway are available to view here.
RES 2012 Annual Public Lecture "Unemployment in Recession"
Nobel prize-winning economist, Professor Chris Pissarides (LSE) explains why active labour market policies are essential for today's jobless youth in the 2012 RES Annual Public Lecture. View Webcast of Chris Pissarides' 2012 RES Annual Public Lecture.
2011 Annual Public Lecture "Why do governments tax, spend, lend and borrow?" View Robert Chote’s 2011 RES Annual Public Lecture
Webcast of Nick Crafts' Policy Lecture 2012.
Professor Nick Crafts (Warwick) summarised the economic policy lessons from the 1930s and 1980s that are relevant to kick-starting recovery now, at an RES Policy Lecture in London on 17 October 2012.
The RES 2012 Annual Conference was held at the University of Cambridge 26-28 March 2012.
Keynote speakers were Elhanan Helpman, Harvard University (EJ Lecture); Nancy Stokey, University of Chicago (Hahn Lecture) and Ariel Pakes, Harvard University (Sargan Lecture). These, together with Special Sessions on the European Debt Crisis and on the Econometrics of Forecasting, can be viewed by clicking on the 2012 Conference Archive.
The RES 2011 Annual Conference was held at Royal Holloway, University of London 18-20 April 2011. Lectures of keynote speakers can be viewed directly via the Conference Archive . Keynote speakers were Vincent Crawford, Oxford and UCSD (EJ Lecture); Jean Tirole, TSE(Hahn Lecture) and Rosa Matzkin, UCLA(Sargan Lecture).
Download lectures and sessions from the 2009 Conference archive
Keynote lectures by 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
Claudio Borio of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) talks to Romesh Vaitilingam about where the pre-crisis consensus on monetary policy-making went wrong.The interview, which was recorded in April 2010, represents Claudio Borio's personal views and does not necessarily reflect those of the BIS.