2021 Conference Programme

 

  Monday 12 April Tuesday 13 April Wednesday 14 April
09.00 - 10.30                                     General session 1 General session 3 General session 6
11.00 - 12.15

Past President's Address - Lord Nicholas Stern, London School of Economics

Chair: Dame Carol Propper, RES President and Imperial College Business School

General session 4

(11.00 - 12.30)

Past President's Address - Dame Rachel Griffith, University of Manchester

Chair: Dame Carol Propper, RES President and Imperial College Business School

12.45 - 13.30

Speaker bios

Lunchtime chat: The state of the UK economy 

Lord Mervyn King, British economist, former governor of the Bank of England

Rachel Glennerster, Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Lunchtime chat: The last letter from America

Sir Angus Deaton, Princeton University

Sir Tim Besley, RES President Elect and London School of Economics 

Lunchtime chat: The state of economic science

Jean Tirole, Toulouse School of Economics

Diane Coyle, University of Cambridge

13.45 - 15.15 General session 2 General session 5 General session 7

15.30 - 17.00

Special session programme

Special session 1

 

Special session 2 Special session 3

17.15 - 18.30

Economic Journal Lecture: Digital Media and Well Being

Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford University

Chair: Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, Paris School of Economics

Sargan Lecture

Guido Imbens, Stanford University

Chair: Jaap Abbring, Managing Editor - The Econometrics Journal and Tilburg University

Hahn Lecture: The Long-Term Distributional and Welfare Effects of Covid-19 School Closures

Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Goethe University Frankfurt

Chair: Dame Carol Propper, RES President and Imperial College Business School

18.45 - 20.00  

Evening Roundtable: The Future of Work

Joel Mokyr, Northwestern University;
Tel Aviv University
Anna Salomons, Utrecht University;
KU Leuven
Abi Adams-Prassl, University of Oxford

Chair: Luis Guimaraes, Queen’s University Belfast