10 February 2015
The Fiscal Outlook
Paul Johnson, Institute for Fiscal Studies
The SBE had the pleasure of inviting Paul Johnson from the IFS to speak at the February evening meeting on the state of public finances in the UK, as well as a short commentary on measures of inflation.
13 January 2015
Outlook for the UK Economy
Danny Gabay, Co-Director, Fathom Consulting
Samuel Tombs, Senior UK Economist, Capital Economics
At the first evening meeting of the year Capital Economics’ Samuel Tombs went head to head with Fathom’s Danny Gabay to debate the outlook for the UK economy over the coming year, chaired by Kevin Daly from Goldman Sachs.
25 November 2014
Making sense of China
Speaker: George Magnus
Venue : Ashurst
George Magnus spoke on the topic of "Making sense of China" to a full house at November's evening meeting following the AGM. His overarching view was that China had reached "the end of extrapolation" - that the period of benign globalisation had been brought to an end via the catalyst of the global financial crisis.
23 June 2014
The Future of British Cities
and the Role of Urban Policy
Professor Henry G Overman, LSE
Venue : Ashurst
With divergences in the UK's regional property markets having widened sharply during the post-recession recovery, the timing could not be more perfect for Professor Henry G Overman's talk to The Society on the issue of "The Future of British Cities and the Role of Urban Policy".
14 February 2014
Measuring GDP and social progress.
Diane Coyle, Enlightenment Economics
14 January 2014
Prospects for the UK economy
Michael Saunders, Citigroup
Jonathan Portes, NIESR
23 September 2013
SBE joint meeting with NABE
George Kahn, Vice President and Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Ian Shepherdson, Chief Economist, Pantheon Macroeconomics