14:50, Tue 29 Oct 2013
Chris Walters, Chief Economist at the Office of Fair Trading, presented a lecture to the Warwick Economics Postgraduate community titled Economics and the OFT, as part of the postgraduate distinguished visitor lecture series.
Chris Walters is the OFTs Chief Economist and a member of its senior executive team. He heads the Office of the Chief Economist, which delivers the OFT's economic policy, research, thought leadership and evaluation, and supports its enforcement and markets work. In addition he is Head of Profession for the OFTs economists. He has 20 years experience: before becoming Chief Economist, Chris was Director of Economics and Deputy Director of Mergers at the OFT. Prior to that he worked at the Competition Commission and in economic consulting, and was an academic at London Business School. He has also worked in Whitehall. Chris has presented and published widely and has a PhD in econometrics.
The views and opinions expressed are those of Chris Walters and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OFT or the University of Warwick.
(MP3 format, 24:59, 23 MB