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Upcoming events

Tyndall Manchester seminar- Professor David Schultz- Atmosfear: Communicating the effects of climate change on extreme weather

12:30 - 13:30 30 January 2020

The potential and serious effects of anthropogenic climate change are often communicated through the soundbite that anthropogenic climate change will produce more extreme weather. This soundbite has become popular with scientists and the media to get the public and governments to act against further increases in global temperature and their as..

CMI Seminar: Populism and Digital Media: A Cross Country Study Combining Surveys and Web Tracking

15:00 - 16:15 06 February 2020

The Cathie Marsh Institute welcomes Sebastian Stier from GESIS who will be speaking on the topic: Populism and Digital Media: A Cross Country Study Combining Surveys and Web Tracking Abstract forthcoming. Tea/coffee and cakes from 2.45. ALL WELCOME! No registration needed.

PEM Seminar Series -Dr Prashant Das , Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), Switzerland: A Behavioral Explanation to Spatial Dependencies in Urban Commercial Properties

13:00 - 14:30 06 February 2020

Abstract: In this study we provide a behavioral explanation for spatial dependence in commercial property asset pricing. We analyze nearly 6000 hotel transactions in the US between 2001 and 2016 applying temporal spatial autoregression with autoregressive error (T-SARAR) models to test the behavioral explanation. We show that the spatial lags..

PEM Seminar Series -Prof Andy Pike, Newcastle University Newcastle Upon Tyne: Financialising city statecraft and infrastructure

13:00 - 14:00 19 February 2020

Abstract: Are we reaching the limits of transformation frameworks and archetypes in explaining changes in the funding, financing and governing of urban infrastructure? While the distinctions of Harvey’s managerial and entrepreneurial forms have proven enduringly useful, the current conjuncture presents a testing moment for understanding and..

Wonkhe Live

14:30 - 16:15 25 February 2020

On Tuesday 25 February Policy@Manchester hosts our friends from Wonkhe for a special edition of Wonkhe Live. Wonkhe editor Debbie McVitty will brief on the latest developments in government policy on higher education teaching and research, and Professor Andy Westwood will lead discussion of the regional and city HE policy environment for Man..

The Annual Arthur Lewis Lecture 2019

18:00 - 20:00 26 February 2020

The Arthur Lewis Lecture 2019, will be delivered by Sir Timothy John Besley (Tim) CBE FBA, School Professor of Economics and Political Science and Sir W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics at the London School of Economics It is now widely appreciated that an effective state is needed to support growth and development. This i..

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