Colin Clark Lecture
From: Thursday August 3, 2017, 8:00 am
To: Thursday August 3, 2017, 10:00 am
Annual Colin Clark Lecture
The Colin Clark Lecture is UQ's School of Economics most prestigious annual lecture and is now in its 27th year. The Colin Clark Memorial Lecture is held each year to recognise Dr Colin Clark’s outstanding contribution to the field of economics. Dr Colin Clark was a UQ Economics academic whose work on national income accounting was fundamentally important to the development of macroeconomics and to the approach of John Maynard Keynes. Dr Clark's greatest contribution to economics was his pioneering role in the construction of national accounts.
Network Capital and Inequality
Presentation by: Professor Richard Holden
Hot breakfast in the prestigious Long Room, Customs House
Background on Professor Holden
Richard Holden is Professor of Economics at UNSW Australia Business School and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow from 2013-2017. He is also academic co-lead of the UNSW Grand Challenge on Inequality.
Prior to that he was on the faculty at the University of Chicago and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received a PhD from Harvard University in 2006, where he was a Frank Knox Scholar.
His research focuses on contract theory, organizational economics, law and economics, and political economy. He has written on topics including: network capital, political districting, the boundary of the firm, incentives in organizations, mechanism design, and voting rules.
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