ESCoE at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2021

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ESCoE at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2021

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ESCoE Research Associates will be present at the Royal Economic Society (RES) Annual Conference 2021, which is being held virtually from 12 – 14 April 2021.

As part of this conference we have partnered with the RSS and ONS to organise a special session on Monday 12 April 15.30-17.00, ‘Improving the communication of economics and economic statistics’, at which Johnny Runge will present ‘Public Understanding of Economics and Economic Statistics’ and James Mitchell ‘Communicating Data Uncertainty: Experimental Evidence for U.K. GDP’:

Chair: Sumit Dey-Chowdhury (ONS)
‘Public Understanding of Economics and Economic Statistics’ – Johnny Runge (NIESR, ESCoE)
‘Communicating Data Uncertainty: Experimental Evidence for U.K. GDP’ – James Mitchell (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, ESCoE)
‘Enhancing central bank communications using simple and relatable information’ – Nida Broughton (Behavioural Insights Team)
Discussant – Mike Hughes (Royal Statistical Society, ESCoE)

On Wednesday 14 April 15.30-17.00, in partnership with the Productivity Institute and ONS, we have organised a second special session on ‘Finding the Missing Capitals: sources of growth redefined’, at which Mary O’Mahony will present her paper ‘How does education contribute to productivity? An intangible infrastructure approach’. This special session will be live streamed by Bloomberg to their clients on the Bloomberg Terminal:

Chair: Jonathan Haskel (Imperial College London)
‘Carbon accounts for measuring sustainability under globalization’ – Matthew Agarwala (London School of Economics; University of Cambridge)
Discussant – Adam Dutton (Office for National Statistics)
‘Measuring the other half: new estimates of intangible investment’ – Josh Martin (Office for National Statistics)
Discussant – Tera Allas (McKinsey)
‘How does Education Contribute to Productivity: A social Infrastructure Approach applied to the UK’ – Mary O’Mahony (Kings College London, ESCoE)
Discussant – Andrew Dickerson (University of Sheffield; Skills and Productivity Board)

Further to these sessions, on 14 April 13.45-15.15, Andrew Aitken will present ‘Welfare Indicators for Lower Tier Local Authorities in England and Wales in 2016’:

G120: Public Economics: Welfare
‘Welfare Indicators for Lower Tier Local Authorities in England and Wales in 2016’ – Andrew Aitken (National Institute of Economic & Social Research), Martin Weale (King’s College London)

and also on 14 April 13.45-15.15, in a session chaired by Tatsuro Senga, Takafumi Kawakubo will present ‘A Firm-level Perspective on Micro- and Macro-level Uncertainty’:

G123: Macroeconomics: Uncertainty and Cycles
‘A Firm-level Perspective on Micro- and Macro-level Uncertainty’ – Takafumi Kawakubo (Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence)

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