Scotland is calling for a second, historic independence referendum in the midst of article 50 being triggered. At the same time, tension is building throughout Europe.
A black-tie gala with dinner, wine & ceilidh
We are bringing together economics students from all over Scotland for a pleasant, formal evening. Join us for a delightful sit-down dinner, some wine and traditional ceilidh.
The future for automation & currencies
Artificial intelligence will completely overhaul the labour market as we know it. Likewise, fintech inventions such as bitcoin will forever change how we pay for things.
Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England. His speech will look at what is money and how it is changing , including the emergence of cryptocurrencies and the possibility of central bank digital currencies. He will explain how the Bank of England is supporting innovation by the private sector whilst maintaining public trust in money and payments.
Martin Weale CBE
Martin Weale CBE graduated from Clare College, Cambridge in 1977. He joined the the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee in 2010. Since 2013, he took up his current position as a professor of economics in King’s College London.
Kweku Abodoli was a trader for UBS's Global Synthetic Equities team in London. He was caught in a scandal involving unauthorised trades but is now currently an advocate for reform in the industry.He aims to prevent others from walking down the same path and change the work culture of trading. Currently Mr Abodoli is facing deportation from the UK and is working hard to repeal the decision to stay in the country he grew up in.