Professor Sir Charlie Bean was commissioned by the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Minister for the Cabinet Office at the 2015 Summer Budget to carry out an independent review of UK economic statistics. The report of this review was published in March 2016 and we are honoured and delighted that Sir Charlie will discuss these findings to the SBE.
Sir Charles Bean is a Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. From 2000 to 2014, he served at the Bank of England as Executive Director and Chief Economist, and then Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy, and was a member of the Monetary Policy and Financial Policy Committees. Before joining the Bank of England, he was a member of faculty at LSE and was Managing Editor of the Review of Economic Studies; he has also worked at HM Treasury. He was President of the Royal Economic Society from 2013 to 2015 and was knighted in 2014 for services to monetary policy and central banking. He holds a PhD from MIT.
The meeting will start at 6pm and be followed by a networking drinks reception. Please contact the SBE office on firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more details.