Professor Scott Cunningham's Research Agenda has spanned over the field of crime and risky behaviours, with articularly interested in the effects of technology and policy on sex work. His research includes a paper on 'Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health'. He is currently writing a book for Yale University Press on causal inference and research designs with the quantitative social sciences.
RACHEL GRIFFITH used her expertise to link government policy and Economic Performance to answer this question. Professor Griffith is the Research Director of the IFS and co-director of the centre for Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy. A fellow of the British Academy, the Econometric Society and of CEPR, she is also the twice elected President of the Royal Economic Society.
Lars Peter Hansen is an internationally known leader in economic dynamics and recipient of the 2013 Nobel prize, which he shared with Professors Eugene Fama and Robert Shiller. Hansen was one of the forces behind the 2008 creation of the Milton Friedman Institute, the predecessor of this institute and served as its founding director.
Ranking as one of the most influential economists in the world, Robert Shiller is regarded as the distinguished authority on financial markets and stock price analysis. Having gained his PhD from MIT and teaching at Yale since 1982 much of his expertise revolves around behavioural finance – most famously predicting the last two stock market crashes each detailed in his ‘Irrational Exuberance’ books.
"Is The Financial System Safer Today Than 10 Years Ago? Regulatory challenges for financial stability." Nobel laureate Jean Tirole is coming to UCL to hold a lecture on the stability of the financial system. Not only will this lecture be presented by a Nobel laureate, but it will also represent the inauguration of the UCL Centre for Finance (CfF).
The Economist’s Society is proud to introduce our Nobel Laureates Series of speakers for 2018.
Have you ever wanted to see inside the minds of the best in economics? Hear about Nobel winning research first hand? The Economist’s Society’s exclusive line up of Nobel Laureate speakers is perfect for you.
We’re going all out bringing in huge names such as ROBERT J. SHILLER and JEAN TIROLE so be sure to like and follow our Facebook page to get your tickets fast to these incredible events. These are truly once in a lifetime experiences so be sure to not miss out on your chance to see one of our exceptional Nobel speakers.
Yael Selfin is the chief economist at KPMG UK, with over 20 years of experience in advising both private and public sector clients on the global economic outlook and the subsequent impact on their businesses. Her areas of expertise include private equity, investment management, financial services, and government and public sector.
The Economist’s Society is honoured to present to you a talk by Felix Martin, macroeconomist and fund manager, explaining why economics is such an exciting discipline and its relevance in the past, present and future through the story of the 18th century economist, adventurer, and, briefly, Prime Minister of France, John Law.
The UCL Economics & Finance Society, in collaboration with the Economist's Society, are pleased to announce that Evan Davis will be visiting us at UCL! He will be talking about the economics of information in this post-truth era.