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Lunch Hour Lecture: Free Movement, Open Borders and the Global Gains from Labor Mobility

23 October 2018

About the lecture: What are the economic gains from free mobility of labor? Straightforward economic arguments point to the potential for large global output gains from movement of…


Lunch Hour Lecture: A Journey through the Cuban Economic Labyrinth

30 October 2018

Ideological battles rage over Cuban economic performance: is it a basket case, proving the calamity of central planning, or a shining example of social progress made possible by rejection…


Lunch Hour Lecture: The Impact of the First World War on UCL

13 November 2018

The First World War had a significant impact on life at UCL, as at other universities in the UK. Over 2,600 members and former members of College served during the war. The UCL community…


Lunch Hour Lecture: Tracing Desert Sand over Months to Millions of Years

20 November 2018

Northern Chad’s Bodele Depression is home to the world’s largest and fastest moving barchan (crescentic) dunes. These dunes are not made of sand but of diatom fossils. The migration…


Lunch Hour Lecture: What Can the ONS Longitudinal Study Tell Us about Time Travel and about the Force?

27 November 2018

The ONS Longitudinal Study is a sample of around 1% of persons in England and Wales, drawn from the decennial census. The sample comprises all people born on four (undisclosed) days…


Lunch Hour Lecture: The Revolutionary Striptease, 1968

4 December 2018

About the lecture: Viva Maria!, French director Louis Malle’s film comedy of 1965, starring Brigitte Bardot and Jeanne Moreau, seems an unlikely catalyst for world revolution. It narrates…