Royal Economic Society Annual Public Lecture

West Quadrangle

2022 Money Minders: The parables, trade-off and lags of central banking

14 June 2022, 2-3pm
Sir Charles Wilson Lecture Theatre

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The Adam Smith Business School is delighted to host the Annual Public Lecture of the Royal Economic Society.

The Annual Public Lecture was established in 2001 and will be held in Scotland this year for the first time. The lecture provides an opportunity for young people to discover economics through a talk from an internationally renowned economist. The lecture is primarily aimed at senior secondary school students, but all are welcome to attend.

Speaker: Professor Jagjit S. Chadha is Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR). He has served as advisor to Her Majesty’s Treasury, the Bank of England as well as many other central banks.

Schools Programme (10am-2pm)

To run alongside the Annual Public Lecture, we are hosting a visiting day for local schools. The aim of the day is to inform, inspire and enthuse young people about Economics, and more broadly about considering university as an option for the future.

Schedule for the day:

10.00 - 10.15 Arrival and registration
10.15 – 11.15 - Can't we just print more money? - Active learning session with Jack Meaning and Rupal Patel (Bank of England)
11.15 – 11.30 – Short Break
11.30 – 12.15 - What do Economists do? - an interactive session with the Bank of England, HM Treasury and the Health Foundation
12.15 – 13.00 – Lunch
13.00 – 13.45 - Thinking about University? - including sessions on the admissions process, what makes a good personal statement, what it’s like to study at university
13.45 - 14.00 Short break
14.00 - 15.00 Annual Public Lecture from the Royal Economic Society with Professor Jagjit S. Chadha OBE.

This event is free for all participants.

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First published: 8 March 2022

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