Summer School in Economic Growth 2013
Summer School in Economic Growth
July 8 - 12, 2013 Department of Economics, University of Warwick
Moshe Hazan and Omer Moav
Oded Galor, Moshe Hazan and Omer Moav
The Summer School in Economic Growth 2013 will give Graduate Students and Young Researchers the opportunity to interact with leading economists and learn about frontier research in the field of Economic Growth. Topics include recent advancement in Comparative Development, Unified Growth Theory and Institutions.
The atmosphere will be informal, with plenty of time for discussion between participants and speakers and participants will have the opportunity to present their own work.
The programme will include social events and trips to local places of interest including the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford upon Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare.
The summer school will follow a similar structure to the Minerva Summer Schools in Economic Growth held in Jerusalem in 2008 and 2011.
Location and Accomodation
The University of Warwick is situated approximatley 3 miles from Coventry City Centre and approximately 18 miles (less than 30 minutes by car) from Birmingham International Airport.
Participants will be provided with breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks during the five days of the school, two local trips, three evening meals and accommodation in halls of residence on campus, in private rooms with ensuite bathroom.
The Summer School is supported financially by the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick. Attendees will be required to pay their own travel costs plus £400 towards the cost of the Summer School.
Keynote speakers and faculty
Oded Galor (Brown)
Omer Moav (Warwick & Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Joachim Voth (ICREA & Pompeu Fabria)
Romain Wacziarg (UCLA)
Other speakers include:
Sascha Becker (Warwick),
Carl-Johan Dalgaard (Copenhagen),
James Fenske (Oxford),
Moshe Hazan (Hebrew University of Jerusalem),
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