6.00PM - 7.45PM
Speaker: Dr Angus Armstrong
Venue: University Court Room, Cottrell Building (Main Reception entrance), University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA
The University of Stirling Management School invite you to a public lecture by prominent economist, Dr Angus Armstrong. During his lecture, entitled "Hard or soft Brexit?”, Dr Armstrong will explore some of the alternative options arising from this year’s EU referendum result.
Dr Angus Armstrong graduated from the University of Stirling in 1986 with a degree in economics. He then took an MA in Economics at Simon Fraser University, Canada. He has an MPA in International Development from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a PhD in Economics from Imperial College, London. He held a Sloan Fellowship in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA from 2000 to 2001. He is currently a member of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group at the University of Chicago.
His early career focused on international banking where he rose to become Chief Economist Asia and Managing Director at Deutsche Bank. He then joined HM Treasury, where he was Head of Macroeconomic Analysis during the financial crisis of 2008. He has been the Director of Macroeconomics at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, London since 2011. He is also a visiting professor at Imperial College and a House of Lords special adviser on Scottish independence.
This public lecture is free to attend and is open to staff, students and the local community. Places should be registered in advance online here.