Final Seminar: Policy Recommendations (14th December, Nottingham Trent University)

Wednesday 14th December 2016, Nottingham Business School, DICe Building (Room 109B)

The final seminar in the series was held at Nottingham Business School on Wednesday 14th December 2016. The final seminar had a specific policy focus, and also included a summary and set recommendations from the series delivered by the seminar organizers.

Seminar 6: Policy Recommendations

10:30-11:00 Registration, Coffee and Pastries
11.00-11.15 Welcome from Bruce Philp (Birmingham City University) and Daniel Wheatley (University of Birmingham)
11:15-12:45 Craig Holmes (Pembroke College Oxford)

Technology, inequality and the role of skills policy


Will Rossiter (Head of Economic Strategy Research Bureau, Nottingham Business School)

Inequality in regional and local economic development strategy and practice

12:45-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Howard Reed (Landman Economics)

The UK wage share, 1948-2015: evidence from aggregate data

14:30-15:30 Roundtable

Factor Income Distribution, Work and Employment: Policy Recommendations and Series Summary

Led by Bruce Philp (Birmingham City University), Gary Slater (Leeds University Business School), and Daniel Wheatley (University of Birmingham)

Photographs from the final seminar


Bruce Philp introduces the final seminar


Craig Holmes discusses the role of technology and skills


Will Rossiter outlines the regional policy perspective


Howard Reed reflects on changes in the wage share in the UK


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