By Kieron L Jones, on 17 June 2010
UCL Grand Challenges invites you to a special discussion, ‘The Financial Crisis and the Labour Market’, featuring Professor Edward P Lazear (Stanford), 12.30-1.30pm on Saturday 19 June 2010, at the UCL Bloomsbury theatre.
This event is part of the 3rd International Conference held by the European Association of Labour Economists (EALE) and the Society of Labor Economists (SOLE), which this year is hosted by UCL. The aim of the conference is to facilitate the exchange of ideas and research results in the field of labour economics.
Professor Lazear is Jack Steele Parker Professor of Human Resources Management & Economics and Morris Arnold Cox Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford. He is a labour economist who is a founder of a field known as personnel economics. He was special advisor to George W Bush. His research centres on employee incentives, promotions, compensation and productivity in firms.