Monthly Archives: October 2014

Keynes College

Thirlwall Visiting Research Fellow

Professor Kevin Nell from the University of Porto will be visiting the School of Economics as a Thirlwall Visiting Research Fellow from 14-17 October. Professors Kevin Nell and Tony Thirlwall will be giving a special research seminar on Wednesday 15 October on ‘Explaining Differences in the Productivity of Capital Across Countries in the Context of ‘New’ Growth Theory’, at 1pm in KLT2, to which all staff are welcome.

View a complete list of the School of Economics seminars here.

Nobel Laureate Meeting 2014

In August 2014, Dr Wei Jiang was selected among other promising young economists worldwide to attend the 5th Lindau Meeting of Laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences, in memory of Alfred Nobel. She was nominated by the European Economic Association.

The Nobel Laureate Meeting is a scientific conference held in Lindau, Germany, inviting
Nobel prizewinners to present to and interact with young researchers from all over the world.
Conferences in economics are held every fourth year.

The 5th meeting opened on 20 August with a keynote address by the German Chancellor,
Angela Merkel, and featured ‘a panoramic view on the situation and prospects in Latin
America’ by Mario Vargas Llosa, the 2010 Nobel Laureate in Literature.

With 17 laureates in economics and approximately 460 young economists from more
than 86 countries, the 5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences is a Nobel Laureate Meeting
landmark on the agenda of the international scientific dialogue. Over the course of one week, the most esteemed economists of our time and young talents shared their enthusiasm for
economic sciences, discussed the latest research findings, and helped expand a community across generations, cultures and disciplines.