Jagjit Chadha 12 May 2017

Economists need to build better relationships with the public. In this video, Jagjit Chadha discusses the importance for economists to focus on the whole distribution, rather than the median person. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

Simon Wren-Lewis 10 May 2017

There are lots of ways in which the UK could leave the EU. In this video, Simon Wren-Lewis discusses the importance of representing economists’ views, especially when there is consensus. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

Diane Coyle 08 May 2017

The British economy hasn’t suffered the big shock from Brexit yet. In this video, Diane Coyle argues that attention needs to be paid to the effects of Brexit across regions and sectors. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

Deirdre McCloskey 05 May 2017

Communication and persuasion are important elements of economists’ jobs. In this video, Deirdre McCloskey discusses effective ways to communicate economic concepts and facts.

Charles Bean 03 May 2017

Financial services account for 10% of the UK’s GDP. In this video, Charles Bean discusses possible options to keep the access to the EU after Brexit. This video was recorded at the LSE Growth Commission in December 2016.

Cities are key drivers of economic growth. In this video Paul Collier and Anthony Venables discuss how public policy should create effective cities that work. This video was recorded at the International Growth Centre in March 2017.

Thiemo Fetzer 26 April 2017

Contributions to the EU budget and migration were the two main issues of the referendum. In this video, Thiemo Fetzer discusses how much these issues explain the voting pattern across the UK. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference in April 2017.

Kate Smith 24 April 2017

Alcohol consumption can have negative externalities. In this video, Kate Smith discusses how to design taxes when costs associated with drinking vary across people. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference in April 2017.

Martin O'Connell 21 April 2017

How to tackle rising obesity? In this video, Martin O’Connell referring to the crisps market discusses how restrictions on advertisement could influence consumption. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference in April 2017.

Natalie Chen 18 April 2017

Currency unions eliminate exchange rate fluctuations and transaction costs. In this video, Natalie Chen discusses why currency unions can be more beneficial to smaller countries. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference in April 2017.

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