Monthly Archives: October 2014
The School of Economics was excited to launch their new Bachelor of Economics (Advanced) on Tuesday 14 October at the University and was privileged to have Dr Andrew Leigh MP join us for the event. Dr Leigh, who is the Shadow Assistant Treasurer and holds a PHD in Economics, gave an address titled ‘Equal to […]
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel aka “The Nobel Prize in Economics” has been awarded to Jean Tirole (Toulouse, France). Jean Tirole is a very safe choice, after a slightly controversial and almost ironic choice last year, where with Eugene Fama and Bob Schiller two economists shared the Prize […]
2014 Harcourt Lecture: ‘Sustaining the Glass Ceiling through Gender Differences in Beliefs and Behaviour’ with Lise Vesterlund
The School of Economics was thrilled to host Professor Lise Vesterland for the 2014 Harcourt Lecture. Professor Versterlund discussed gender specific behaviour using measured studies to highlight key trends. Her presentation was engaging, insightful and made very relevant through the use of personal anecdotes and examples. Click here watch the video recording.