Economics conferences update

With the run up to the Easter holidays and a brief respite between terms, the economics conference season is in full swing – here’s a round-up of a few of them:

Royal Economic Society Conference 2007 is being held at the University of Warwick, with keynote speakers including Abhijit Banerjee from MIT, Martin Browning from Oxford and Al Roth from Harvard.

Scottish Economic Society Conference 2007 is being held in Perth and features the President’s Lecture given by Angus Deaton from Princeton, talking about “Growth, Poverty and the Improvement of Global Health”.

Economic History Society Conference 2007 is being held in Exeter and concludes with the Tawney Lecture from Cormac O Grada of University College Dublin on “The Ripple that Drowns: Twentieth Century Famines as Economic History”.

Welsh Economics Colloquium 2007 is being held in Gregynog, nr. Newtown in Powys and features keynotes from Michael Artis of Manchester University and Richard Harris from the University of Glasgow.

Explore the websites above for papers, press releases, research summaries and archives of previous conferences, with selected items appearing on the Economics in Action blog once the conferences are over.

While we are on the topic of conference, don’t forget that the call for papers for the Developments in Economics Education (DEE) conference organised by the Economics Network is still open.

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