Since October 2003 John Van Reenen has been Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and the Director of the Centre for Economic Performance, Europe’s leading applied economics research centre. In 2009 he was awarded the Yrjö Jahnsson Award. This is the European equivalent to the US Bates Clark Medal, awarded every two years to the best economist in Europe under the age of 45. He has published widely on the economics of innovation, labour markets and productivity. He has been a senior policy advisor to the Secretary of State for Health, Downing Street and many international organisations. He has also been a Visiting Professor at the University of California at Berkeley, Stanford and Harvard, a Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, a Professor at University College London, a partner in Lexecon Ltd. (now CRAI) and Chief Technology Officer of a software start-up.
The Masterclass will start at 1pm with registration and a light sandwich refreshments. The presentation will commence promptly at 1.15pm and should be over by 2.15pm-2.30pm.
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