2021 Annual Conference
The RES 2021 Annual Conference took place virtually from Monday 12 to Wednesday 14 April 2021. The Annual Conference is our flagship event and brings together hundreds of academic and professional economists to present the latest developments in economics and showcase their real-world application.
Conference content available to view
- Economic Journal Lecture: Digital Media and Well-Being - Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford University
- Sargan Lecture: Causal Panel Data Models – Guido Imbens, Stanford University
- A time for action on climate change and a time for economics to change - Lord Nicolas Stern, London School of Economics
- Obesity, poverty and public policy - Dame Rachel Griffith, University of Manchester
- The Last Letter from America - Sir Angus Deaton and Tim Besley, London School of Economics
- The State of Economic Science - Jean Tirole, Toulouse School of Economics and Diane Coyle, University of Cambridge
- The State of the Economy - Lord Mervyn King and Rachel Glennerster, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
- The future of funding economic research in the UK - Chaired by Jagjit Chadha, NIESR
- Gender Economics: Policy Implications - Chaired by Almudena Sevilla, University College London
- Diversity in Economics Learning and Teaching (DELT) - Chaired by Denise Hawkes, Chair of Education and Training Committee, RES.
- Improving the Communication of Economics and Economic Statistics - Chaired by Sumit Dey-Choudhury, ONS.
- Finding the Missing Capitals: Sources of Growth Redefined - Organised by the Productivity Institute, ESCoE and the ONS.
- Econometrics Journal - The Econometrics of Discrete Choice - Chaired by Jaap Abbring, Managing Editor, the Econometrics Journal.
- The Economic Rationale for Public Service Broadcasting and Media - Chaired by Luisa Affuso, Chief Economist, Ofcom.
- Promoting Diversity in Economics - Chaired by Sarah Smith, Professor of Economics, University of Bristol.
We extend our heartfelt thanks to Ricardo Reis (Programme Chair) and the RES Conference committee for all their hard work and careful consideration in pulling together a high quality and diverse programme. We are also grateful to the speakers, chairs, moderators and technical support team who have helped make this year’s conference such a success.
Lastly, thank you to all delegates for joining us this year. We look forward to seeing you, almost certainly, in person at the University of Warwick in 2022.
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With special thanks to this years Gold Sponsors: