On Monday 21 June, the RES and the Government Economic Service (GES) hosted a webinar on racial inequalities with Glenn Loury, Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences, Brown University.
Understanding racial inequalities creates huge challenges for the social sciences. Glenn Loury is one of the leading economists working in this space and has a distinguished career as an academic and policy-commentator. In the webinar, he presented on his work which has contributed powerful conceptual frameworks for studying racial inequalities.
The respondents were Prof Lucinda Platt, Professor of Social Policy and Sociology, London School of Economics and Zebedee Nartey, Deputy Director, Cities and Local Growth Unit, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. The webinar was chaired by RES President Prof Tim Besley.
This webinar is the first in a new RES-GES series; details on the next webinar will be announced in due course. Click on the video below to watch the webinar.