Seminars and Conferences
The Department of Economics organises weekly research seminars with external and internal speakers. Details of such seminars are available from the menu on the left. The Department also organises conferences and workshops. Below is the list of such events planned for 2017.
Political economy workshop
May 12th 2017
After two successful editions of the Lancaster Workshop in Political Economy (the programmes are available here and here, respectively) the deparment is now a founding member of the UK wide network called PoleconUK that aims to bring together researchers in (theoretical and empirical) political economy to present their current research projects in order to receive feedback and exchange ideas. More details will be available in due course. The network’s First Annual Workshop takes place on May 12, 2017 at LSE.
Islamic Banking and Finance Summer School (IBFSS 2017)
May 1st - 3rd
The Gulf One Lancaster Centre for Economic Research (GOLCER) organises the Islamic Banking and Finance Summer School in collaboration with Timberlake and presents an innovative and versatile programme which has been designed for those seeking to embark upon, or are currently enrolled in, postgraduate research in Islamic finance. It offers an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to better inform themselves about the tools and procedures necessary to undertake research in this area. Participants are introduced to theoretical and empirical aspects underlying Islamic banking; and comparisons are drawn with conventional banking and financial systems. Click here for more information.
Conference on Auctions, Competition, Regulation, and Public Policy
May 25th and 26th 2017
The objective of the conference is to stimulate, in particular, applied research on auctions, competition, regulation, and public policy by bringing together researchers in the field. Papers presented will focus on empirical, theoretical, and experimental research. Further details will be made available in due course. Last year conference programme can be found here.
Lancaster Workshop on Macroeconomic and Financial Time Series Analysis
June 1st and 2nd 2017
The main theme of the workshop is modelling persistent processes, with potentially time-varying properties, and their applications to economics an finance. The workshop aims to bring together prominent researchers in the area to disseminate recent advances, exchange ideas and discuss future research directions in a collegial atmosphere. The workshop is sponsored by the Royal Economic Society and the Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics. Further details will be made available in due course.
International Workshop on Applied Economics of Education (IWAEE)
Co-organised by our Department and by Università Magna Graecia (Catanzaro), the 8th IWAEE conference will continue the tradition of providing a forum for discussion of various topics in applied economics of education. More details will be available in due course. Participants will have the opportunity to submit their paper to a special issue of the journal Education Economics.
Lancaster Game Theory Conference 2016
The 3rd Lancaster Game Theory Conference aims to bring together game theorists in UK to present and discuss original research in the area and also to build up a network between them and Lancaster. The conference will consist of plenary talks and contributed sessions, and will address all aspects of game theory, including its applications and experimental work. Details about this conference will be made available soon and following these link you can have a look to the 2015 and 2016 programmes.