How Can Brexit Help the UK Economy?

Dr Jan Kvasnicka (Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford)
Dr Danny Kruger (Expert Advisor, DCMS)
Asher Berkovitz-Werner (MPhil, Economics)

Nicholas Leah (MPhil, History)

When: Thursday, 21st February, 5.45 – 7pm. Wine Reception from 5.15pm
Where: Oakeshott Room, Lincoln College, Turl St, Oxford

Speakers Bio:

Dr Jan Kvasnicka is a Career Development Fellow in Economics at Lincoln College and the Department of Economics. His research interests are primarily in macroeconomics, specializing in the quantitative analysis of optimal fiscal policy with heterogenous agents and incomplete markets. Jan also teaches the core macroeconomics course as part of the PPE team. He obtained his PhD from Cambridge University, and has previously worked as a Teaching Fellow at the University of Cambridge and a Research Assistant at the IDEA think tank.

Dr Danny Kruger is an Expert Advisor for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. He is the founder, and former Chief Executive, of two charities: Only Connect, a criminal justice project, and the West London Zone for Children and Young People, a place-based early intervention project. Danny read History at Edinburgh University and received a DPhil in History from Oxford University in 2000. Danny was previously a Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute think tank in London; Director of Studies at the Centre for Policy Studies; Chief Leader-Writer at the Daily Telegraph; and Special Adviser to David Cameron MP as Leader of the Opposition.

Asher Berkowitz-Werner is studying for an MPhil in Economics. His research focuses on evaluations of public policy. Asher lead Manchester University’s Challenging Orthodoxies Society during undergraduate studies. Bringing in a wide variety of speakers to engage in panel debates, from UK hip hop artist Akala to former head of the Government Economic Service Vicky Price. Other academic interests vary from Behavioural Economics to Effective Altruism and moral philosophy. Asher also semi-regularly posts blogs on his personal website on topics from economics to technology.

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