RES Easter Training School

04 Apr 2022 12:00AM - 06 Apr 2022 12:00AM
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Our annual training school, supported by the University of Bristol and ESRC/UKRI, provides advanced training to enhance the understanding of current economic issues.  More information

The 2022 Easter School will again be hosted by the University of Bristol and will be an in-person event on Monday 4 April - Wednesday 6 April 2022.  We are delighted to announce this year’s school topic: Urban Economics and our two eminent speakers:

Guy Michaels

Associate Professor of Economics | LSE

Guy Michaels is an Associate Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics (LSE) and the Director of the Labour Markets Programme at Centre for Economic Performance (CEP). He also serves as a member of the editorial board of the Review of Economic Studies and as an associate editor at the Economic Journal. His research focuses on labour economics, urban economics, and economic development.

His publications include articles in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Journal of the European Economic Association. He has a B.Sc. in Mathematics, magna cum laude, from Tel-Aviv University and a Ph.D. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Diego Puga

Professor of Economics | CEMFI

Diego Puga's research interests include urban economics, economic geography and international trade. Born in Spain, where he completed his undergraduate degree in Economics, he obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics in 1997. His publication include articles in American Economic Review, Econometrica, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Review of Economic Studies, and have been cited over 5,000 times in articles. In 2008 he received the Sabadell-Herrero Prize.

He previously held academic positions at the London School of Economics, the University of Toronto, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and IMDEA Social Sciences. He is a member of Spain's Council of Economic Advisers and of the Multidisciplinary Workgroup providing advice and support to the Government of Spain on scientific matters related to COVID-19 and its consequences.

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