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WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar Series: Global challenges & local responses

Location:
Council Chamber, Main Building, Cardiff University
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Overview

WISERD Wales & Recession Seminar Series

March – December 2014

2008 marked the beginning of the deepest and longest recession of modern times.  While its causes are to be found in centres of economic and political gravity beyond Wales, its effects on the Welsh economy and on the lives of the people of Wales have been profound and far reaching.

This seminar series aims to examine the impact of the recession on social and economic life in Wales; and to take stock of the policy responses in Wales in the context of a Westminster government committed to austerity measures. 

Global challenges & local responses 

Gareth Rees and Ian Rees Jones

This seminar will provide an overview of the 2008 recession and its political context and begin to explore some of the regional differences between England and Wales.

5.30pm - Drinks reception

5.45pm - Seminar

6.15pm - Q&A

6.30pm - Finish

Booking

Please click  or email wiserd.events@cardiff.ac.uk to reserve your place.

Click below to view the other seminars in this series:

Wales & Recession: Income, Poverty, Unemployment & Working Lives

29 April 2014

Wales & Recession: Neighbourhood, Place & the Changing High Street

27 May 2014

Wales & Recession: Tackling Poverty

19 June 2014

Wales & Recession: Health and Well-being

10 July 2014

Wales & Recession: Rural communities

11 September 2014

Wales & Recession: Housing and Homelessness

9 October 2014

Wales & Recession: Exploring the Welsh Government Policy Responses

13 November 2014

Wales & Recession: A new economy?

11 December 2014

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