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Warwick Summer Workshop in Economic Growth
6-12 July 2014
Department of Economics and CAGE, University of Warwick

Scientific Committee: Oded Galor, Moshe Hazan and Omer Moav

Following on from the success of last year's Summer School, the Warwick Summer Workshop in Economic Growth 2014 will give researchers the opportunity to learn about frontier research in the field of Economic Growth. The workshop will consist of Introductory Lectures from Oded Galor (Brown University) and Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown University). Confirmed speakers for invited sessions include:

  • Sascha Becker (Warwick)
  • Carl-Johann Dalgaard (Copenhagen)
  • James Fenske (Oxford)
  • Moshe Hazan (Tel-Aviv University)
  • Omer Moav (Warwick)
  • Luigi Pascali (Warwick)
  • Romain Wacziarg (UCLA).


There will also be contributed sessions and an exciting social programme including dinners and the local pubs and trips to local places of interest including in Stratford upon Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare and Warwick Castle

The University of Warwick is just 4 miles (10 minutes by taxi) from Coventry Railway station and 12 miles (20 minutes by taxi) from Birmingham International Airport.

The workshop is supported financially by the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick and by CAGE. While we will not be able to cover travel costs, we will provide (at no charge) accommodation and meals. Participants will be provided with breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks during the five days of the school, two local trips, four dinners and accommodation in halls of residence on campus, in private rooms with en-suite bathroom. Workshop fee: £200. (Requests for financial support towards the fee will be considered).

How to apply
Participants should complete the online application form if they wish to present their research, please include the paper or an abstract. Preferences will be given to applications submitted prior to 15 April 2014.
Applicants will be contacted shortly afterwards regarding the outcome of their application. Enquiries in the meantime should be emailed to Jo Hart at J.M.Hart@warwick.ac.uk.

Further information can be found here

 

Warwick Economics Summer School
The Department of Economics at The University of Warwick is launching its first Warwick Economics Summer School, a three week programme which will run from July 21st to August 8th 2014. The Summer School is aimed at current undergraduates studying Economics and the courses available will be taught by world leading Economists including Nick Crafts, Andrew Oswald and Ariel Rubinstein. We also have an inspirational programme of evening speakers including Lord Gus O'Donnell, the former Cabinet Secretary and Head of the UK Civil Service, Lord Robert Skidelsky and Professor George Akerlof (University of California, Berkeley), who was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics, has agreed to deliver one of our special lectures at the summer school. It is an excellent opportunity for students to further enhance their skills and knowledge in Economics through studying at one of the leading Economics departments in Europe.

Core Courses
These courses aim to deepen students’ understanding in core areas of Economics and will reflect the highest standards of Warwick learning.

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics

Specialist Courses
Our specialist courses are taught by our world-leading academics and will provide a thorough grounding in many exciting areas of economics.

  • Behavioural Economics
  • Competition and Regulation
  • Conflict and Negotiation
  • Economic History
  • Development
  • Money and Banking
  • Political Economy

Principles of Economics
Taught in a non-technical way, this course aims to the fundamental principles of Economics to anyone curious about Economics.

To apply or for further details go to our website: www.warwick.ac.uk/wess

Those who apply before 30th April are eligible for a 10% discount

 

32nd CIRET Conference - Hangzhou 2014, People's Republic of China, Thursday 9 to Saturday 11 October, 2014
Economic Tendency Surveys and Economic Policy
Special Topic:
Improving Economic Modelling with Survey Data
Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Hashem Pesaran, University of Southern California
Prof. Fabio Canova, European University Institute, Florence
Further details can be found here

 

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