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2023 UCL Economics Conference (Tuesday Nov 21st Anja Shortland)
November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm GMT£2.88
The flagship event of The Economist’s Society, The UCL Economics Conference 2023, is coming up soon! We are excited to host Anja Shortland as the 3rdspeaker of the conference.Anja Shortland is a Professor in Political Economy at King’s College London. She studied Engineering Science at Oxford and for her MSc in Political Economy and PhD in International Relationsat LSE. Anja specialises in institutional economics and the economics of crime. She is fascinated by private ordering in the world’s trickiest markets: hostages, hijacked ships, stolen art, looted antiquities and ransomware. Her research focuses on trades between legal and illegal enterprises and insurance as governance in criminal markets.Come on Tuesday 21th November to hear Shortland discuss: “The Ransoming Business: ordering trades between legal and criminal enterprises”