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PEP: Book Launch
Book launch by Camille Landais

Professor Camille Landais today presented his new book, co-authored with Gabrielle Fack (Universite Paris Dauphine) and Alix Myczkowski (Ecole d'economie de Paris), "Biens publics, charite privee: Comment l'Etat peut-il reguler le charity business?". The book launch took place in Paris and was chaired by Bertrand Leonard, President de la Fondation HEC.

You can find more information about the book and the launch here.

News Posted: 23 November 2018      [Back to the Top]

Research update:
Intra-household allocation of resources: implications for poverty, deprivation and inequality in the European Union

Presentations of initial findings from the project have been presented at:

  • DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Social Situation Monitor in Brussels in March 2018 .
  • Foundation for International Studies on Social Security 25th anniversary conference, Sigtuna, Sweden, June 2018. FISS conference page
  • Association annual conference, York, July 2018
  • International Association for Research on Income and Wealth conference, Copenhagen, August 2018

News Posted: 08 November 2018      [Back to the Top]

New blog post by Bert Provan
Stop doing things to residents of poor neighbourhoods without asking what they need

These days, few organisations can escape the clamour to assess the ‘Social Return on Investment’, or SROI, of proposed new projects. But how often are local people actually asked what they need from local investment, and how realistic are the aims of delivery? Read more in Political Quarterly here

News Posted: 05 November 2018      [Back to the Top]

STICERD Director Professor Oriana Bandiera to deliver the 2018 RES Annual Public Lecture

Oriana Bandiera is Professor of Economics at LSE and Director of STICERD. In this public lecture, she will explore 'what economists really do', particularly their efforts to analyse and advise on policies to fight extreme poverty and promote economic development that can transform people's lives.

The 2018 Annual Public Lecture will take place on Wednesday 21 November at the Royal Institution in London at 5:30pm and Wednesday 28 November at the University of York at 1:00pm.

Further information is available in the links below.

Royal Economic Society Annual Public Lecture

Video: 'What Economists really do?'

Watch the video of the lecture on YouTube.

News Posted: 02 November 2018      [Back to the Top]