This seminar is part of the OXONIA Distinguished Speakers Events in Michaelmas Term 2003. It has been organized in cooperation with the Economics Department, University of Oxford.The seminar is part of the OXONIA Programme "IMPROVING MACROECONOMIC PERFORMANCE".
Stephen Nickell is External Member of the Monetary Policy Committee in the Bank of England and School Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. He is also Fellow of the British Academy and of the Econometric Society, and President of the Royal Economic Society. Previously, he was a Professor of Economics and the Director of the Institute of Economics and Statistics, University of Oxford, and a Professorial Fellow of Nuffield College. He has acted as an academic consultant for various government bodies including HM Treasury, the Manpower Services Commission and the DHSS. Born in 1944, Professor Nickell gained a BSc in Mathematics from Pembroke College, Cambridge University and an MSc in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics at the LSE. His research interests include Labour and Industrial Economics.