AFLSE Boston: Lecture and Reception with LSE Professor John Van Reenen
Are you a boss? Do you have a boss? Then you will gain insight from Professor Van Reenen's talk on the topic of "Boss-onomics: The Economics of Bad Bosses"
AFLSE members, LSE alumni, friends, and graduates of other UK universities are welcome.
Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 6:30pm
One Financial Center
(Across from South Station train station)
The reception opens at 6:30pm and will include wine, beer, softdrinks and snacks. The lecture follows at 7:15pm.
Free for AFLSE members and their guests/$10 for non-AFLSE members (cost is per person attending).
Advance registration is requested. Please click here to register.
For questions, please contact the Boston Chapter at: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Professor John Van Reenen
John Van Reenen has been Professor of economics at the London School of Economics and Director of the Centre of Economic Performance (Europe's leading research centre for applied economics) since 2003. He is the winner of the 2009 Yrjö Jahnsson Award awarded to best economist under the age of 45 “who has made a contribution that is significant to economics in Europe”. The prize is the most prestigious award in European economics. He is a fellow of the British Academy, the Econometric Society and the Society of Labor Economists.
Professor Van Reenen has published over fifty articles on all areas of economics but with a particular focus on the causes and consequences of innovation. His recent work investigates why there are so many "bad bosses" in all areas of the private and public sectors and what can be done to increase management quality and productivity. (Full bio: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/staff/person.asp?id=1358)
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