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How can we improve the way we measure GDP in official statistics: technical workshop

 
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Tuesday 27 February 2018, 02:00pm - 05:00pm

 
Location Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL

This event is aimed at statisticians and economists interested in how the measure of GDP can be improved. It is a jointly organised by the Royal Statistical Society and the University of Manchester.

It brings together recent prize winners of the Indigo Prize:

Diane Coyle is Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester. [slides]
Jonathan Haskel is Professor of Economics at Imperial College, London. [slides]
Stian Westlake is Special Adviser to the Science Minister, and was previously Executive Director of Policy & Research at Nesta.
Alice Lassman is a student at Durham University [slides]

You can download their Indigo Prize winning entries via the links below:

Professor Diane Coyle
Professor Jonathan Haskel & Stian Westlake
Alice Lassman

The workshop will allow participants to hear about the new methodologies proposed and will have time for discussion.

The agenda for the event is available here.

Contact To register your interest: please contact Hetan Shah (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Organiser Name Hetan Shah

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Organising Group(s) Royal Statistical Society and the University of Manchester