The Department of Economics hosts five seminar series which run throughout the academic year. To discover more about each series including highlights from previous seminars, please use the links below:
The Department of Economics has played host to many prominent speakers, from industry and academia. We pride ourselves on the vibrancy of our research networks and connections. Our outward facing focus and long list of high profile speakers makes for a rich environment for budding and established economists alike.
Below are just a few of our recent guests:
External speakerDeputy Research Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies
Monica is an Associate Director at the IFS and a Research Economist at the Centre for Economics and Finance, University of Porto. Her research interests are include Labour Economics and the Economics of Education, with a focus on the determinants of individual and household choices, including human capital investments, labour supply and intra-household allocation of resources, and their consequences for inequality and the evaluation and design of tax and welfare policies.
External speakerAssociate Professor, University of Oxford
Petr is a macroeconomist with a particular interest in the vast heterogeneity among workers and firms. His research combines empirical analysis of micro-level and aggregate data for macroeconomic questions and theoretical and quantitative models with heterogeneous agents.