Workshop

Frontiers of Macro-Labour Economics
12-13 December, 2024 | Panmure House

Presented by Heriot-Watt University’s Department of Economics at Edinburgh Business School, this workshop will bring together leading and emerging scholars to discuss cutting-edge research on the interaction between macroeconomics and labour market dynamics. Keynote speakers will include Tito Boeri (Bocconi University) and Francis Kramarz (Collège de France and Uppsala University), and the workshop welcomes submissions on a broad range of topics related to recent advances bridging macroeconomics and labour economics.

Submit your paper by 31 August 2024 and receive notification by 16 September 2024.


Seminars

Accounting Seminar Schedule (Semester 2, 2023/2024)

Venue: EBS1 BOARDROOOM

DateSpeakerInstitutionPresentation Title
16/2/2024Prof Martin Quinn Queen’s University BelfastMeeting the Many Legitimate Demands for Improvements in Public Services – A Linguistic Analysis of Local Government Annual Budgets
28/2/2024Dr Feng Mengyuan University of Glasgow “Accounting Technologies, Accountability Relations, and Digital Governance: Insights from Didi in China”
6/3/2024Dr Hafez Abdo University of Nottingham “Harmonising Accounting for Extractive Industries: Measuring Levels of Harmony in Accounting for Pre-Development Costs”
7/3/2024Prof Lee Parker University of Glasgow “From the Wrong Side of the Tracks” Plain Speaking From the AAAJ Editor” 
13/3/2024Dr Shuo WantUniversity of EdinburghTBC

Economics Seminar Schedule (Semester 2, 2023/2024)

Venue: MBG20; Time: 3:15-4:15

DateSpeakerInstitutionPresentation Title
02/02/2024Mebgdi SongUniversity College DublinTBC
16/02/2024Florian SzucsWU ViennaTBC
01/03/2024 Mirko MoroUniversity of StirlingTBC
15/03/2023Ester FaiaGoethe University, FrankfurtTBC

Finance Seminar Series (Semester 2, 2023/2024)

Venue: PG202; Time: 14:00-15:00

DateSpeakerInstitutionPresentation Title
26/1/2024Ben SilaEdinburgh University    Corporate Hiring Under Uncertainty
9/2/2024Agyenim BoatengUniversity of Leeds Beckett Special session on how to publish papers in ABS 4* journals
8/3/2024Sohnke Bartram  University of Warwick  TBC
22/3/2024Bing Xu  University of Leeds  TBC