An Evening with UCSB Economics Nobel Laureate, Professor Finn Kydland
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (GMT)
The UCSB UK Ambassador Group is pleased to invite UC alumni and friends
to a special evening at the Royal Society with
Economics Nobel Laureate, UCSB Professor Finn Kydland
Professor Peter Rupert, Chair of the UCSB Department of Economics.
Professor Kydland was the co-recipient of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Economics, for his work on economic policy design and driving forces behind business cycles. Professor Rupert, who is the Chair of the Department of Economics at UCSB, has a specialization in macroeconomics including housing markets and monetary policy. Professors Kydland and Rupert will briefly discuss some of their current research in the field of economics and will then engage in an audience-driven discussion. The evening will conclude with a wine and canapés reception.
Proceeds from the evening will benefit educational and research efforts at UCSB.
If you have any questions, please contact Ambassadors:
Jodi Anderson, Jodi.Anderson@ymail.com
Matt Duncan, Matt@Duncan28.wanadoo.co.uk
Mike Trovato, firstname.lastname@example.org
Phil White, email@example.com
About our speakers:
Professor Kydland is the Henley Professor of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the founder of the Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance (LAEF). He holds a part-time position at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). Professor Kydland was a co-recipient of the 2004 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (shared with Edward C. Prescott), "for their contributions to dynamic macroeconomics: the time consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business cycles".
Professor Peter Rupert is Chair of the Department of Economics at UCSB. Professor Rupert's areas of specialization include macroeconomics, monetary economics, labor and family economics. He is director of the UCSB Economic Forecast Project and Associate Director of the Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance (LAEF). Professor Rupert came to Santa Barbara from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, where he had been a senior economic adviser for 13 years.
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The UCSB UK Ambassadors
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