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  • 11-December-2018

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    Technology, Globalisation and Inclusive Prosperity - Dani Rodrik

    Technology and globalization can lead to higher levels of income inequality while international economic integration can foster national economic disintegration. The resulting economic, cultural, and social cleavages are at the root of the populist backlash. Re-integrating national economies and creating the basis for inclusive prosperity will require a range of domestic and international policies.

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  • 7-December-2018

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    Capitalism on the Move - Ron Gass

    The OECD-ECO Report "The Long View:Scenarios for the World Economy to 2060": slowing global growth, limited income convergence and rising fiscal pressures. Economic growth will not dissolve the massive structural problems of inequalities, climate and social dissent. Post 2008 financial crisis, macroeconomic policies will need to focus on stability and resilience.

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  • 4-December-2018

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    Driving Gender Inclusiveness - the Role of Innovation Ecosystems - Fiona Murray

    The innovation economy relies upon building and leveraging talent, and yet in many countries, women are not effectively involved and included in a variety of aspects of innovation - from patenting within the university and in large high-tech organizations, to creating spin-offs from their research, to serving on scientific advisory boards and boards.

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  • 27-November-2018

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    The Gift of Global Talent: How Migration Shapes Business, Economy and Society - William R. Kerr

    Kerr’s talk considers the global race for talent, with countries and businesses competing for the best and brightest. Talented individuals migrate much more frequently than the general population, and inflows of human capital can transform the receiving countries’ science and engineering, reshape the economy, and influence society at large.

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  • 23-October-2018

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    Policy Experiments - Andy Haldane

    As a scientific method, economists have gone from telling stories, to using empirics to developing models. All still have an important role in the policy domain – indeed, the role of each is being reshaped and improved by new data and new technologies. The missing ingredient, at least for macro-economic policy purpose so far, has been experimental methods.

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  • 16-October-2018

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    Capitalism Re-Defined - Nick Hanauer

    “While accepting as axiomatic that capitalism is the best social technology yet created to increase human prosperity, knowing that capitalism works is different than understanding why and how it works.”

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  • 5-October-2018

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    Technological Change, Inequality, and the Future of Work: The View from History - Robert C. Allen

    The causes and consequences of technological change since the Industrial Revolution are discussed. Emphasis is on the impact of technological change on wages and the distribution of income. In addition, the impact of changes in wages on the incentives to adopt and invent technology are explored These issues are considered in a global context.

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  • 25-September-2018

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    Advancing Societal Resilience - Dr Stephen Flynn

    Key vital societal functions hinge on the proper functioning of critical infrastructure systems such as energy, transport and communications. These represent the backbone of our societies and are essential for citizens’ trust in government. New threats with man-made and malicious attacks, and a changing risk landscape are exposing such systems to unprecedented pressures compounded by vulnerabilities resulting from ageing infrastructure.

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  • 4-September-2018

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    The Great Financial Crisis and the Recovery - Michael D. Bordo

    As part of the NAEC conference on 10 Years After the Failure of Lehman Brothers, Professor Michael Bordo from Rutgers University will set the stage for the discussion offering perspectives on financial crises.

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  • 26-July-2018

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    The Second Machine Age - Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a time of Brilliant Technologies - Eric Brynjolfsson

    Erik Brynjolfsson will reveal the forces driving the reinvention of our lives and our economy. As the full impact of digital technologies is felt, we will realize immense bounty in the form of dazzling personal technology, advanced infrastructure, and near-boundless access to the cultural items that enrich our lives.

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