The Competition and Market Authority’s (CMA) Microeconomics Unit, the Department of Economics and the DREAM Research Centre are organising a small in-person workshop on the topic of “Innovation, business dynamism and market power”, that will take place on 6-7 November 2023 at the Durham University Business School (DUBS). The workshop is designed to facilitate a dialogue between academic researchers and policymakers trying to understand what makes an economy competitive, innovative and productive.
The workshop will feature a keynote speeches by Sara Calligaris (OECD) and Jan De Loecker (KU Leuven), as well as a policy panel of senior UK policymakers.
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The 3rd Durham Economic Theory Conference (DETC2023) took place on 29-30 June 2023 at Durham University Business School.
The three keynote speakers were:
We invited paper submissions from all major fields of economic theory and its applications, with a focus on micro-theory, industrial organization, mechanism/market design, bargaining/auction theory and behavioural/experimental economics.
You can find more information at the DETC2023 website.
DREAM co-organises the Workshop in Economic Theory, in Memory of Miltos Makris (MSET), together with the Universities of Bristol, Carlos III and Southampton. The workshop started in 2013, at the University of Southampton. The last workshop will took place on 2-3 March, 2023, at the University of Bristol. The keynote speakers were:
The Virtual Seminars in Economic Theory (VSET) started in 2020 and they provide a platform for scholars to present their unpublished work to a broad academic audience in the UK and abroad. VSET is organized by the Universities of Bristol, Carlos III, Durham (DREAM Research Centre), Essex and Southampton. Each seminar lasts 1:15 h, with a 60 min presentation and 15 min of Q&A with the audience. We endeavour to invite relevant experts as panellists and encourage co-authors to attend the talk.
The 2nd Durham Economic Theory Conference (DETC2022) took place on 21-22 June 2022 at Durham University Business School.
The three confirmed keynote speakers were:
You can find more information at the DETC2022 website.
For more information on the programme and past recorded talks, click here. Seminars are held weekly and around 1100 economists are subscribed in our mailing list.
The Durham York workshop takes place annually and it is a one-day event where colleagues from both Universities meet and present their research. The last workshop took place on May 18, 2022 at the University of York. The second workshop took place on May 11, 2023 at Durham University.
The confirmed speakers were:
Daniel Li (Durham)Khushboo Surana (York)Sergei Mikhalishchev (Durham)Anindya Bhattacharya (York)Gabriel Ziegler (Edinburgh) Paulo Santos Monteiro (York)