Anna Vignoles 07 June 2017

In international tests, the UK system performs quite well. In this video, Anna Vignoles underlines that this is the result of multiple policies, rather than a single one. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

What advice could be given to young economists? In this video, Nobel laureates point out the importance of finding inspiring and challenging questions as well as the importance of communicating with peers.

James Stock 02 June 2017

How do unexpected changes in the economy affect inflation or GDP growth rate? In this video, James Stock explains how unexpected changes can be isolated. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

Gita Gopinath 31 May 2017

Exchange rates matter for international trade. In this video, Gita Gopinath discusses the importance of the dollar. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

Hilary Hoynes 26 May 2017

Famines during childhood have significant effects on adults’ lives. In this video, Hilary Hoynes discusses the impact of the Food Stamps programme on metabolic health in adulthood. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

Amanda Goodall 22 May 2017

Do women ask for a pay rise or a promotion? In this video, Amanda Goodall addresses the question, and also considers how part-time workers are affected. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

Anna Vignoles 19 May 2017

There have been discussions about expanding the number of grammar schools in the UK. In this video, Anna Vignoles discusses the impact it would have on the overall attainment of students. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

David Miles 17 May 2017

The financial sector is a major contributor to UK’s GDP, but only a fraction comes from exports to the EU. In this video, David Miles discusses to what extent the financial sector depends on the access to the European Single Market. This video was recorded at the LSE Growth Commission in December 2016.

Paul Johnson 15 May 2017

Projections about the impact of Brexit on the British economy haven’t changed since last June. In this video, Paul Johnson discusses three challenges for economists. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

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.