ESCoE Conference on Economic Measurement 2018

The Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE) will hold its annual conference, organised in partnership with the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Bank of England, in London on 16 – 17 May 2018.

The conference will cover all aspects of the measurement and use of economic statistics, including: the productivity puzzle, the digital economy, National Accounts and ‘Beyond GDP’, regional statistics, measurement using big data and administrative data, international trade flows and the location of economic activity. It follows up on the concepts and challenges raised in the Bean Review and discussed at the ONS International Conference on Economic Statistics 2017.

Keynote speakers include:

Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University and ESCoE)
Hal Varian (University of California at Berkeley and Google)

Conference details:

Location: Bank of England, 20 Moorgate, London, EC2R 6DA


Call for papers (closed 31 January 2018)

Programme: a preliminary programme will be made available in early March

Registration: details on how to register will be made available soon

The conference will be free to attend but no funds are available for accommodation/travel.

Scientific Committee

Richard J. Smith, Chair (University of Cambridge and ESCoE)
Michael Lyon (Bank of England)
Mary O’Mahony (King’s College London and ESCoE)
Philip Wales (ONS)