This year the annual Harcourt Lecture was delivered by Professor Alan Winters from the University of Sussex. Professor Winters gave a lecture on ‘“How will the World Trade Organisation shape ‘Brexit’?” Due to very high registration numbers, we were unable to issue tickets to everyone that was interested in attending, so please see here to view the video of […]
See this well attended annual Harcourt Lecture which includes an active question and answer session. Watch Lecture: Play (Video) View Lecture Slides: Misthinking Globalisation (PDF) Follow Richard’s blog here: www.voxeu.org
Professor Richard Baldwin The School of Economics is proud to present the 2013 Harcourt Lecture by Professor Richard Baldwin entitled “Misthinking Globalisation”. The Harcourt Professorship was established by generous donations in memory of the 25 years of infectious enthusiasm and distinguished scholarship which Geoff Harcourt gave to the School of Economics. Each year, the Endowment […]
The School of Economics is proud to present our 2012 speaker, Professor Avinash Dixit, The John J. F. Sherrerd ’52 University Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Princeton University. He is also a Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Economics at Lingnan University, Hong Kong, and a Senior Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. All are welcome to […]
Geoff Harcourt is a man who makes an impression — whether as a distinguished academic, a gregarious storyteller, or an influential teacher. Listen to a recording of Professor Geoff Harcourt’s talk on ‘The Crisis in Mainstream Economics’, presented (aptly) in the ‘GC Harcourt Room’, at the School of Economics on Monday 23 April, 2012.
A Retrospective and Prospective Look at Global Agricultural Productivity Performance Recent turbulence in food commodity markets reminded commentators and policymakers that ever-declining food prices are not guaranteed, that food prices matter, and that their causes deserve attention. Will the next 50 years mirror the pattern of the past 50 years, or is the era of […]