Globalisation Seminar Series
Brigitte Granville originally created and manages the Globalisation seminar series. This seminar series, by putting the debate in historical perspective, offers a platform to prominent academics, policy-makers and business people to discuss the pros and cons of economic integration.
The series has attracted high profile speakers, including William Allen and Geoffrey Wood (Bank of England), Harold James (Princeton), Niall Ferguson (Harvard), May Yamani (Royal Institute of International Affairs), Martin Wolf (Financial Times), Nick Crafts (London School of Economics), Lord Desai (London School of Economics), Jeffrey Sachs (Columbia University), Marvin Zonis, (University of Chicago), Edmund Phelps, (Columbia University), Lord Robert Skidelsky (University of Warwick), Alessandro Vercelli (University of Sienna), Branko Milanovic (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace); Janet Dine (Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London); Jonathan Haskell (University of London); Colin Mayer (Said Business School, University of Oxford), Inge Kaul (United Nations), Marcus Haacker (International Monetary Fund), Professor Ronald Burt, (University of Chicago Graduate School of Business), Professor Danny Quah, (LSE).
Globalization Seminar Series 2010
Prof. Bronwyn Hall
Thursday 11 November 2010, 6.30pm
Venue: Clinical Medical Lecture Theatre (QMUL, Mile End Campus)
University of California at Berkeley, University of Maastricht, National Bureau of Economic Research and the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Professor Hall’s current research includes comparative analysis of the U.S. and European patent systems, the use of patent citation data for the valuation of intangible (knowledge) assets, comparative firm-level investment and innovation studies (the G-7 economies), analysis of R&D and technology policies. She has published in Econometrica, the American Economic Review, the Rand Journal of Economics, Research Policy and others.
'Monitoring fiscal deficits in recessions and ordinary times: can we really regulate governments?'
Professor Andrew Hughes Hallett More information
'Experiments, Science and Fight Against Poverty'
Professor Esther Duflo
'Trade Networks and Knowledge-Based Imperialism'
Professor Mark Casson (University of Reading)
Globalisation Seminar Series 2008
'Gossip and Reputation'.
Professor Ronald Burt (University of Chicago Graduate School of Business)
Globalisation Seminar Series 2007
Global imbalance, global inequality
Danny Quah Professor of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Globalization Seminar Series 2006
Who bears the risks of globalisation? Transnational companies in the global economy.
Professor Janet Dine, (Director, Centre for Commercial Law Studies) Queen Mary, University of London.
25 October 2006
Measuring the Globalised Knowledge Economy
Professor Jonathan Haskel, Queen Mary, University of London
22 November 2006
Globalisation and the Rise of the Intermediary State
29 November 2006
Globalisation, Financial Markets and Trust
Professor Colin Mayer
6 December 2006
A global perspective of the social and economic impact of HIV/AIDS
Markus Haacker, Economist with the International Monetary Fund African Department
Globalization Seminar Series 2005
7 December 2005
‘Global inequalities: measuring international and global inequality, 1950-2000.'
Branko Milanovic Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
30 November 2005
‘On the Sustainability of Global Development'
Professor Alessandro Vercelli, University of Sienna
16 November 2005
‘Globalization and History'
Professor Lord Robert Skidelsky University of Warwick
1 November 2005
“The Great Catch-Ups in Europe and China – the Benefits at Home and Abroad”
Professor Edmund Phelps,Columbia University, New York
19 October 2005
Global Business: Assessing and Managing Political Risks
Professor Marvin Zonis, Graduate School of Business The University of Chicago
9 April 2005
The End of Poverty - Economic possibilities of our time
Professor Jeff Sachs Columbia University
16 February 2005
Globalization and the Third World
Professor Lord Desai London School of Economics and Political Science
2nd February 2005
The Death of Distance: What would it imply for Economic Development?
Professor Nick Crafts London School of Economics and Political Science
12 January 2005
Why Globalisation Works
Mr Martin Wolf, Financial Times
Globalization Seminar Series 2004
1 December 2004
Globalisation and the Middle East
Dr May Yamani - Royal Institute of International Affairs
15 November 2004
Globalisation and Empire
Professor Niall Ferguson, Harvard University
25 October 2004
The Sustainability of Globalization
Professor Harold James, Princeton University
6 October 2004
Professors William Allen and Geoffrey Wood, Bank of England