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Royal Economic Society's Annual Public Lecture

21st June 2023

Portrait of Professor Wendy Carlin on a white background

The University of Reading are delighted to be hosting the Royal Economic Society’s Annual Public Lecture (APL) this June 21st 2023. Established in 2001, the APL provides an opportunity for sixth form students to watch internationally renowned economists present their research. This year’s lecture will be provided by Professor Wendy Carlin, whose research focuses on macroeconomics, institutions and economic performance, and the economics of transition.

Attendees will have an opportunity to attend a variety of exciting taster workshops and meet Department of Economics staff and students, as well as explore campus and the benefits of studying Economics at Reading.

Further information regarding the sessions offered will be made available in due course. To register your interest, please complete this form.


About the Speaker: Professor Wendy Carlin

Wendy Carlin is Professor of Economics in the Economics Department at University College London (UCL), Research Fellow of the CEPR and external professor at the Sante Fe Institute. Her research focuses on macroeconomics, institutions and economic performance, the economics of transition, and evolution of economic research and education.

She is also a member of the Expert Advisory Panel of the Office for Budget Responsibility and leads the CORE project, which is changing economics education around the world and is co-director of the Stone Centre on Wealth Concentration, Inequality and the Economy at UCL.

Wendy was awarded a CBE for services to economics and public finance and in 2022 was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


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