Tim Harford – aka “The Undercover Economist” – is the keynote speaker at the New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE) annual conference in Wellington. He is a senior columnist for the Financial Times and will present the McMillan Lecture, drawing from his work as The Undercover Economist on the economic motivations of everyday behaviour. Also on the bill is:
Pier Carlo Padoan, Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Economist of the OECD. Mr Padoan will speak on 29 June, about the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis and its lessons for New Zealand.
Prof Ricardo Reis, Columbia University. Prof Reis is a macroeconomist with an interest in monetary and fiscal policy. He will deliver the Phillips Lecture, in honour of New Zealand economist Bill Phillips.
NZAE 2011 will be held at the Amora Hotel (formerly Duxton), Wellington 29 June – 1 July 2011
To register please go to the conference website below:
NZAE 2011 Conference