Women in Economics

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8 March 2017

Women in Economics

MAL 152, Malet St building, 18:00-19:15

Admission: free (first come, first served)

 

EFS celebrates International Women’s Day with an event about the role of female economists in industry, government and academia. Our very distinguished guests Vicky Pryce and Oriana Bandiera will discuss barriers and opportunities, leadership and recognition, quotas and pay gaps.

All are welcome.

 

Vicky Pryce is Chief Economic Adviser at the Centre for Economics and Business Research, and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. She was Joint Head of the UK Government Economic Service and Chief Economist at KPMG.

She has held a number of academic posts, including visiting professorships at Imperial and Cass Business School. Vicky is the author of Why Women Need Quotas and co-author of It’s the Economy, Stupid: Economics for Voters.

 

Oriana Bandiera is Professor of Economics and Director of STICERD at the LSE, Fellow of the British Academy and of the Econometric Society. She is also Director of the research programmes in State Capabilities (IGC) and Development Economics (CEPR).

Her research focuses on the ways in which incentives affect people’s behaviour and she is a recipient of the Carlo Alberto medal. Oriana produced the gender and ethnicity pay gap report for LSE.