Macroeconomics and Productivity Institute: Launch Workshop

NIESR will host a workshop to kick-off some of the streams of work to be undertaken by The Productivity Institute.

The presentations will outline work in progress and be discussed by early career researchers.

The final session will try to draw some threads for our future work agenda as we link productivity performance to macroeconomic policies and institutions. Link to attend is here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/macroeconomics-and-productivity-workshop-tickets-127850264583

Macroeconomics and Productivity Workshop

27 November, 10.00-13.00 on Zoom

This workshop will help kick-off some of the streams of work to be undertaken by The Productivity Institute, which is a new ESRC investment across nine academic institutions in the UK. The presentations will outline work in progress and be discussed by early career researchers. The final session will try to draw some threads for our future work agenda as we link productivity performance to macroeconomic policies and institutions. Please find the schedule below and flyer attached, which you are more than welcome to share with any interested colleagues.

Schedule

Jagjit Chadha (NIESR) and Bart van Ark (The Productivity Institute)
Welcome

Prof Sir Chris Pissarides (LSE)
Opening Remarks

Nick Crafts (Sussex)
“Productivity Growth in the Long Run”
Discussant: Rebecca Stuart (Neuchatel)

Miguel Leon-Ledesma (Kent)
“Demand, macro policies, and the dynamics of TFP”
Discussant: Lidia Smitkova (Cambridge)

John Tsoukalas (Glasgow)
“Firm dynamics, financial frictions, and private equity”
Discussant: Francesca Vinci (Nottingham)

Nick Oulton (LSE)
"The Great Stagnation in the UK: a macro or micro phenomenon?"
Discussant: Susanne Karbe (Durham)

Giancarlo Corsetti (Cambridge), Hande Kucuk (NIESR), Tony Venables (Oxford)
Concluding Remarks

Organiser: Jagjit S. Chadha
RSVP HERE

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