Health Economics and Policy Seminar Series: Gluttony and sloth in the UK

Health Economics and Policy Seminar Series

Date: Thursday 7 May

Time: 4.30pm

Venue: Green Templeton College, Barclay Room

Title: Gluttony and sloth in the UK: patterns of food consumption and energy expenditure over the past three decades

Speaker: Rachel Griffith, University of Manchester

Rachel Griffith is Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester, a Deputy Research Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), a Fellow of the British Academy, and an Editor of the Economic Journal. She was elected President of the European Economic Association (EEA), to serve in 2015. She is Deputy Chair of the Economics sub-Panel of the REF. She sits on the Executive Committee of the Royal Economic Society and is a Research Fellow of CEPR. She currently holds an ERC Advanced Grant on the "Microeconomic Analysis of Prices, Food and Nutrition" and is a co-Investigator on the ESRC "Centre for the Microeonomic Analysis of Public Policy" at the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

This series is co-hosted by Blavatnik School of Government and Green Templeton College.