Economics in Action – Life of a Central Banker

On Tuesday the 17th we have our final lecture of this academic year. We will have a talk from Fabio Verona of the Bank of Finland, and Lorenzo Burlon of the Bank of Italy. They will be explaining what a junior researcher does in a central bank, how central banks work and what they do.
To find out more about them and read their papers feel free to browse their respective websites: are looking forward to seeing you at what should be a great way of wrapping up our academic events for the year.

The venue will be Lecture theatre 8 of the Management School, and it will start at 6pm. There will also be pizza provided, in addition to the usual wine.


The Pursuit Of Anxiety Adjusted Returns In Wealth Management

For our next event on Tuesday 3rd of March, we have Peter Brooks – Behavioural Finance Specialist at Barclays giving a talk. Based in Singapore, Peter provides specialist knowledge to Asian businesses in Singapore, Hong Kong, India and Japan. His focus is on the psychology and attitudes of investors in emerging economies.

This event will take place at 6pm, in LUMS Lecture Theatre 1, and refreshments will be provided.




Executive elections 2015/2016

On Tuesday the 24th of February The Lancaster University Economics Society will hold elections for all positions on the 15/16 executive team. We are looking for enthusiastic and creative students with strong organisational and communication skills. Although candidates should have a general interest in economics, we welcome students from all disciplines.

If you are interested in standing for a position there is an application process, whereby the deadline to apply is midnight on Sunday the 22nd of February. If you are not planning to stand you are welcome to attend, ask questions and vote, so long as you are a paid member of the Society.

For more detailed information please click here.