Economic challenges for new government

Wednesday 27th January 2010
Economist Professor David Blanchflower guest speaker in Inverness.

Inverness is to hear leading British economist, Professor David Blanchflower provide insight into the economic challenges facing the pre-General Election new government. His consistent arguement being that economics is at the heart of understanding health and well-being. "The Economic Challenges for a New Government" lecture is being held on Friday 5 February at 4.00 pm, a free event open to all of the Highlands and Islands business community.

Professor Blanchflower (above) CBE will be guest speaker at the first of two business seminars hosted by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), in partnership with the University of Stirling, at the Centre for Health Science in Inverness.

Until recently a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee Professor Blanchflower is Professor within the Stirling Management School, part of the University of Stirling, and a regular columnist in the Guardian and New Statesman.

Professor Grant Jarvie,(right) deputy Principal, University of Stirling added "The University of Stirling is  delighted to work in partnership with Highlands and Islands Enterprise given the common interest and expertise of assisting economic development in the Highlands and Islands"

Stewart Nicol (left) CEO of Inverness Chamber of Commerce, added "It is increasingly important for the Highland business community to participate in such events and excellent to see such partnership working in action between HIE, the University of Stirling and the Centre for Health Science.  This is an outstanding opportunity for Highland businesses to engage with one of Britain's foremost economists."

For more information: Barbara Isaacs 

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