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5 October 2017

Roberts Building G08 Sir David Davies LT

BREXIT: What now for UKGOV in the BREXIT negotiations? What expects the UK and the EU after the cliff?

Renowned global expert in the field of Trade Economics: Douglas Lippoldt, (PhD and Professor) provided an overview of the significance of Brexit in the UK economy from a local regional and global Trade perspective.



29 and 30 September 2017

Essen, Germany

CReAM/RWI workshop on the economics of migration

First joint CReAM and RWI workshop on the 'Economics of Migration.The keynote speech was given Jennifer Hunt (Rutgers University). 

First joint CReAM and RWI workshop on the 'Economics of Migration.

The keynote speech was given Jennifer Hunt (Rutgers University). 


14 and 15 September 2017

30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB

Housing, Housing Credit, and the Macroeconomy

This event is organised by ADEMU, CEPR, CFM, UCL Economics and  the ERC



31 August to 3 September 2017

Fourth workshop on topics in labor economics

Agriturismo Albarossa, Italy

Following three successful events in 2014, 2015 and 2016, CReAM UCL is organising the Fourth Workshop on Topics in Labor Economics . This workshop brings together academics from UCL and world established institutions as well as invited speakers.



29 and 30 August 2017

University College London

Implementation of Structural Dynamic Models: methodology and applications

This conference is organised by cemmap and UCL

The program committee invites both applied and methodological work on implementation and estimation of structural dynamic models for individual decision making within, but not restricted to, the fields of Industrial Organisation, Labor, Public, Health, Development, Environmental and Urban and Regional Economics.



27 June 2017
Institute for Fiscal Studies, London.

Workshop jointly organised by the UCL Department of Statistical Science and cemmap

Regression Discontinuity Design: Methodological Issues and Applications in Economics, Statistics and Epidemiology

This workshop discussed recent methodological issues and applications of the regression discontinuity design (RDD). The RDD is an econometric quasi-experimental design aimed at estimating the causal effects of a treatment by exploiting naturally occurring or externally imposed treatment rules.

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30 and 31 May 2017

Statistical decision theory for treatment choice and prediction

This masterclass was delivered by Charles Manski (Northwestern) and Aleksey Tetenov (Bristol).

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25 and 26 May 2017

5th European Conference on Networks

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19 and 20 May 2017

The new macroeconomics of aggregate fluctuations and stabilisation policy

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7 and 8 March 2017

Gorman Lectures

The 2017 Gorman Lecture was presented by Torsten Persson, Professor of Economics at Stockholm University and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics.

Persson’s work has spanned macroeconomics, international economics, and public economics, but he is most well-known for his articles and books on political economics. His current research focuses on development, civil war, and climate change.

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1 March 2017

Explore Econ 2017

UCL Economics hosted its third annual undergraduate research conference, Explore Econ, on March 1, 2017. The conference showcased independent work done by students from all years of the undergraduate programme, much of it outside of the curriculum. The work is presented in posters and presentations. In addition, the conference also showcased the winning contributions of our First Year Challenge, a multimedia film project.

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08 February 2017

MSc Open Day

Ricardo Lecture Theatre, Drayton House, 30 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0AX

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26 January 2017

BREXIT and the end of the XX century economic order? Its impact on the British society.

Anatomy Building, G29 J Z Young Lecture Theatre, University College London, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT.

17:30 - 20:00

BREXIT, President TRUMP, CHINA: will this be the end of the XX century economic order?
Perspectives from the City. Douglas Lippoldt, PhD, HSBC Senior Trade Economist

How might these developments impact the British Citizen?
Professor Ian Preston, UCL, Research Fellow of the Institute for Fiscal Studies


Friday 6 January 2017

IFS Public Economics Lectures 

IFS, 7 Ridgmount Street, London, WC1E 7AE

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Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 December 2016

Savings and Risks: Micro and Macro Perspectives

Organised by Richard Blundell (UCL and IFS), Mariacristina De Nardi (UCL, IFS, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and NBER), and Eric French (UCL and IFS).

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Wednesday 9 November 2016

New Developments in Macroeconomics

Organised by Morten Ravn (CfM and UCL) 

Venue: Jevons Lecture Theatre, Drayton House. 30 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0AX 

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Organised by Morten Ravn (CfM and UCL)
Venue: Jevons Lecture Theatre, Drayton House. 30 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0AX

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IFS Annual Lecture

Can the government make you happy? Should it try? Professor Sir Angus Deaton (Princeton)This event is fully booked however please contact events@ifs.org.uk if you would like to join the waiting list.  

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Professor Deaton will also deliver an IFS/STICERD lunchtime seminar on 5 October.


28 September 2016

Economics Research Day

This event is organised by Orazio Attanasio, Head of Department
UCL Conference Suite, 188 Tottenham Court Road

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The economics and econometrics of human development and social mobility

A masterclass by Professor James Heckman (Chicago)

Thursday 23 June 2016
Organised by cemmap and CPP
Location: Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1, UCL

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Review of Economics Studies

Mon 9th May - Tue 10th May 2016 
Organiser: Aureo de Paula and Suphanit Piyapromdee
Affiliation: Restud
Location: Sir Ambrose Fleming LT and Foyer, Roberts Building, UCL


Explore Econ - Undergraduate Conference

Wed 16th Mar 2016 
Organiser: Parama Chaudhury, Cloda Jenkins, Christian Spielmann & Frank Witte
Affiliation: UCL
Location: UCL Events Marquee, Main Quad and North Cloisters

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The Macroeconomics of Uncertainty Shocks: Evidence, Models, and Methods

Mon 14th Mar - Tue 15th Mar 2016 
Organiser: Morten Ravn
Sponsored by: CfM, ADEMU and cemmap
Location: Charter Suite, CILIP

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Gorman Lectures 2016

Tue 16th Feb - Wed 17th Feb 2016
Organiser: Richard Blundell
Affiliation:
Location: Sir Ambrose Fleming LT and Foyer, Roberts Building, UCL

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Economics Research Day 2015

Mon 21st Sep 2015
Organiser: Orazio Attanasio
Affiliation: UCL
Location: UCL Conference Suite

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"Metrics: Illuminating the Path from Cause to Effect" featuring Josh Angrist

Fri 15th May 2015
Organiser: Toru Kitagawa
Affiliation: Cemmap
Location: UCL - Drayton Jevons LT

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Economics Meets Behaviour Change 

Wed 4th Feb & Wed 13th May 2015
Organiser: Michelle Baddeley and Antonio Cabrales. 
Affiliation: UCL Centre for Behaviour Change Research
Location: UCL - Wilkins Building

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Undergraduate Conference

Wed 11th Mar 2015 
Organiser: Cloda Jenkins, Parama Chaudhury, Christian Spielmann & Frank Witte
Affiliation: UCL
Location: UCL Events Marquee

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Wages and Low Pay Conference

Thu 5th Mar - Fri 6th Mar 2015 
Organiser: Richard Blundell and Steve Machin
Co-sponsors: CEP at LSE and ESRC Centre at IFS 
Location: IFS Conference Room

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Gorman Lectures 2015: Intellectual Property and Public Policy I & II

Tue 24th Feb - Wed 25th Feb 2015
Organiser: Richard Blundell
Affiliation:
Location: Mary Ward Hall, London

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RES Phd Presentation Meetings and Job Market

Fri 9th Jan - Sat 10th Jan 2015
Organiser: Martin Cripps
Affiliation: RES - hosted by UCL
Location: UCL - Wilkins Building

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Behavioural Game Theory

Fri 12th Dec - Sat 13th Dec 2014
Organiser: Ran Spiegler
Affiliation: UCL
Location: 30 Euston Square 

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Frontiers of Macroeconomics and Macroeconometrics

Tue 2nd Dec 2014
Organiser: Morten Ravn
Affiliation: CFM and Cemmap
Location: UCL - Chandler 118

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Microdata Methods and Practice: A cemmap Celebration

Fri 14th Nov - Sun 16th Nov 2014
Organiser: Richard Blundell, Lars Nesheim and Adam Rosen
Co-sponsors: Cemmap and ERC Grant, Rometa
Location: RCGP, London

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Behavioural Industrial Organisation and Consumer Protection

Fri 17th Oct - Sat 18th Oct 2014
Organiser: Ran Spiegler
Affiliation: UCL
Location: UCL Conference Suite

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Upgrade Seminars 2014

Wed 17th Sep - Thu 18th Sep 2014
Organiser: William Nicholas
Affiliation: UCL
Location: Room 321, Drayton House

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Economics Research Day 2014

Thu 16th Sep 2014
Organiser: Orazio Attanasio
Affiliation: UCL
Location: Denys Holland Lecture Theatre, UCL.

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Economics / Psychology Student Conference

Thu 5th Jun - Fri 6th Jun 2014
Organiser: Ran Spigler
Affiliation: UCL
Location: 30 Euston Square

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RES Phd Presentation Meetings and Job Market

Fri 10th Jan - Sat 11th Jan 2014
Organiser: Martin Cripps
Affiliation: ES - hosted by UCL
Location: UCL - Wilkins Building

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Heckman Econometrics Conference

Wed 18th Dec 2013
Organiser: Aureo de Paula
Affiliation: UCL
Location: UCL - Drayton House 

UCL - NHH Crime Conference

Fri 8th Nov - Sat 9th Nov 2013
Organiser: Steve Machin and Magne Mogstad 
Affiliation: UCL / NHH
Location: UCL Conference Suite  

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Arthur Grimes Lecture

Thu 24th Oct 2013
Organiser: Wendy Carlin and Orazio Attanasio 
Affiliation: NZ-UK Link hosted by UCL
Location: UCL - Bentham House 

Economics Research Day 2013

Thu 19th Sep 2013
Organiser: Morten Ravn  
Affiliation: UCL
Location: UCL Conference Suite

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Heckman Lunch Seminar

Tue 3rd Sep 2013
Organiser: Richard Blundell  
Affiliation: UCL
Location: UCL - Bentham House

Macroeconomic Dynamics with Heterogeneous Agents

Mon 10th Jun - Tue 11th Jun 2013
Organiser: Paulo Surico and Orazio Attanasio
Affiliation: UCL / ERC / LBS
Location: LBS   

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Recent Contributions to Inference in Game…

Fri 7th Jun - Sat 8th Jun 2013
Organiser: Aureo de Paula and Elie Tamer 
Affiliation: UCL / cemmap / Northwestern
Location: 30 Euston Square

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Gorman Lectures   

Wed 29th May - Thu 30th May 2013
Organiser: Richard Blundell
Affiliation: UCL
Location: UCL - Wilkins Building   

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Frontiers of Macroeconometrics

Thu 25th Apr - Fri 26th Apr 2013
Organiser: Raffaella Giacomini 
Affiliation: UCL / cemmap / Bank of England
Location: 30 Euston Square

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London Macroeconomics Workshop

Fri 19th Apr 2013
Organiser: Morten Ravn
Affiliation: UCL/Centre for Macroeconomics
Location: Drayton House