ESRC Festival of Social Science

Fernihough, A. (Invited speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in Festival/Exhibition


Can economists change the world?

Can Applied Economics improve our world, or do policymakers give economists too much attention?

Four leading economists will discuss the role of economists in informing and shaping policy, as well as the rewards and frustrations of communicating research findings to policymakers:

Graham Gudgin (Ulster University)
Nola Hewitt-Dundas (Queen’s University Management School)
Alan Fernihough (Queen’s University Management School)
Lisa Wilson (Nevin Economic Research Institute)
Chaired by Alan Shipman from The Open University.

This is event is being run as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science NI.

Period09 Nov 2018
Event typeConference
LocationBelfast, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational