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Issue 14
9th February - 15th February 2013
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Conspicuous Consumption and Persistence of Poverty

Warwick Economist Professor Omer Moav will give a lecture on ‘Conspicuous Consumption and Persistence of Poverty’ as part of the Postgraduate Distinguished Lecture Series on Tuesday February 12th.
 
The lecture is scheduled to begin at 6.15pm in Room M1 of the Radcliffe Teaching Center. The hour-long lecture will be followed by a drinks reception where you will have chance for an informal conversation with the speaker.
 
Prof. Moav’s research focuses on economic growth and development and he was the advisor of the Israeli minister of finance in 2009-2010.

All welcome to attend.
 



Warwick Economics Summit 2013

Warwick Economics Summit is one of the largest student-run academic conferences of its kind. Now in its eleventh year, and with the help from Warwick Economics Department, the Summit has evolved in form and stature into a truly international forum where talented students from various universities listen to some of the world's most revered and inspirational speakers. This year's Warwick Economics Summit will be held between 15th-17th February 2013 at the University of Warwick.

Speakers include Vince Cable, Sir David Hendry, Andrew Bailey, Sir Bob Kerslake and from the Department, Michael McMahon and Andrew Oswald. View the full line-up and schedule here.

Internal tickets have now sold out, however the summit will be streamed live via:
www.warwickeconomicssummit.com


Other News

Michael McMahon will be visiting the Federal Reserve Bank of New York between 10th-15th February. 

Abhinay Muthoo will be moderating the Warwick India Forum student debate on 'Economic Benefit VS Morality' on Wednesday February 13th.


Upcoming Job Talks & Seminars

12/02
Francesco Dilme (Pennsylvania)
4pm, S2.79
Junior Job Talk

14/02
Hossam Zeitoun (WBS)
2.30pm, Wolfson Research Exchange
DR@W Forum

14/02
Sushant Acharya (Maryland)
4pm, S2.79
Junior Job Talk

15/02
Paula Garda (UPF)
1pm, S2.77
Macro Workshop

15/02
Yona Rubinstein (LSE)
3pm, S2.79
Senior Job Talk

On the Horizon

Leadership Development Summit

Saturday February 23rd 2013

Speakers include Abhinay Muthoo, Khurshed Dehnuyara, James Uffindell, John Adair and Chris Beer.

For more information visit: 
aisec-warwick.ac.uk/LDS
 

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