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The first Julian Hodge Institute of Applied Macroeconomics Lecture was delivered in 2000. Since this time the lecture series held in Cardiff, has included some of the world’s leading economists.
2018: The Future of Wales Professor Gerald Holtham, Visiting Professor of Regional Economy, Cardiff Metropolitan University.
2017: The Future of Europe Roger Bootle, Chairman of Capital Economics.
2016: Are We Getting it Right on Pensions? Professor Nick Barr, London School of Economics.
2015: Is the Chinese Growth Miracle Over? Mr David Smith, Economic Editor of the Sunday Times.
2014: Where Now For Bank Regulation? Some Lessons From Economic History Professor Forrest Capie, Professor Emeritus of Economic History, Cass Business School.
2013: The Euro Crisis Prof. Hans-Werner Sinn, Professor of Economics and Public Finance at the University of Munich (LMU), President of the Ifo Institute, Director of the University of Munich’s Center for Economic Studies, and Director of CESifo.
2012: Returning to Growth After the Crisis: Lessons From Britain’s Economic History Prof. Nicholas Crafts, Director of ESRC Research Centre on Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy and Professor of Economic History, University of Warwick
2011: The Future for Britain and Europe Akos Valentinyi, Chair in Economics at Cardiff Business School
2010: Global Warming – The Greenhouse Gas Illusion Michael Beenstock, Professor of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2009: All the Wrong Incentives – A Financial Perfect Storm Dale Henderson, Visting Professor of Economics at Georgetown University
2008: Economics, Politics & Climate Change: Are the Sceptics Right? Colin Robinson, Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Surrey
2007: Quo Vadis Europe? Fortress or land of opportunities? Paul De Grauwe, Professor of International Economics, University of Leuven, Belgium.
2006: The Flat Tax – Lessons From Tax Reform in Slovakia Ludovit Odor, Member of the Bank Board of the National Bank of Slovakia.
2005: Productivity At The Periphery – What can Wales do to compete? Professor Nicholas Crafts, Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics (LSE).
2004: What does the knowledge-based economy mean for Wales? Professor Danny Quah, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
2003: British Monetary Arrangements – present and future Sir Alan Budd, Member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee and Chief Economic Adviser to the Treasury from 1991-1997.