RES Easter Training School 2017 – “Applications of Empirical Industrial Organisation Methods”

The RES in conjunction with the ESRC and the Bank of England will hold its twenty-seventh residential Easter School in April 2017 under the directorship of Professor Eric Smith. It is intended primarily for advanced postgraduate students doing doctoral research but is also open to younger lecturers and postdoctoral researchers.
The subject of the 2017 school is advances in industrial organisation with applications in anti-trust, health, development, education and public policy. The lecturers will be:
Professor Rachel Griffith
Research Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Professor, University of Manchester
Professor Rocco Macchiavello
Associate Professor, London School of Economics
Professor Aviv Nevo
George E. Weiss and Lydia Bravo Weiss University Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Places are available for 25 resident participants. Accommodation and meals will be provided for the duration of the course.

A call for nominations of suitable candidates will be sent to all UK universities in October 2016 or can be provided by the RES Office by email to: royaleconsoc@st-andrews.ac.uk.

Nominations from Heads of University Departments must be received
no later than Monday 16th January 2017 by email to: res.easter.school@essex.ac.uk marked Easter School 2017 in the subject line. Successful applicants will be informed in February 2017.

For further details please contact: Professor Eric Smith, esmith@essex.ac.uk
Please note that travel expenses for this school must be covered by the applicant or their university although accommodation and all meals will continue to be provided.