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GEP: Superstar Firms in the Global Economy

06 November 2014 (18:15-19:30)

The School of Economics is pleased to invite you to a Lecture presented by Professor Peter Neary, Professor of Economics of Oxford University. This talk is part of the GEP Conference and The World Economy Annual China Lecture.

About the speaker

J. Peter Neary FBA (1950, Ireland - ) is an economist specialising in international trade. He is Professor of Economics at Oxford University, and a Professorial Fellow of Merton College, Oxford as well as Associate Member of Nuffield College, Oxford. He was previously Professor of Political Economy at University College Dublin, from 1980 to 2006. He is also a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

Neary was educated at University College Dublin and Oxford, where he completed his D.Phil. in 1978. He was an editor of the European Economic Review (1986–1990) and has served on a number of other editorial boards. He was President of the Irish Economic Association (1990–92), and President of the European Economic Association in 2002.[1] He was elected to the British Academy in 2008,[2] as well as being a member of the Royal Irish Academy since 1997.[1] He gained an entry in Who's Who in 2008.

Neary, together with W. Max Corden, in 1982 developed the classic economic model describing Dutch disease.