The second GenZ Talks seminar will take place on September 3, 2020 at the University of Oulu, lecture hall L2
Keynote speaker will be Professor Philip McCann, professor of Urban and Regional Economics in the University of Sheffield Management School.
Professor Philip McCann is one of the world’s most highly cited and widely published economic geographers and spatial economists of his generation. He has also been an advisor to the European Commission, the OECD, the European Investment Bank, as well as government ministries and research institutes in several countries. Aspects of his research and analyses have been discussed in the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung as well as media outlets in various countries. He is still affiliated with the University of Groningen, as honorary professor in Economic Geography, and he is also the Tagliaferri Research Fellow in the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge 2015- 2018. Prof. McCann has an impressive list of publications. He has written several books, including Urban and Regional Economics (2001), which is currently a global bestseller and the most used book at universities on the theme of economics and spatiality. His research covers a wide range of topics and a variety of themes, including the impact of transport costs for business, the location behaviour of multinational enterprises, the development of the global labour market, international migration and mobility, regional development and restructuring, the meaning of regional knowledge centres and the relationship between innovation and regional growth.
Other speakers and detailed programme will be announced later.
Last updated: 5.2.2020