Recent news and announcements from the School of Economics.

Professor recognised in Queen's birthday honours for services to economics

Professor John Hardman Moore made CBE in Queen's birthday honours.

EconPALS wins Award

EconPALS has been named as the Best PAL Scheme of the University

Ludo Visschers Inaugural Lecture

Professor Ludo Visschers, Personal Chair in Economics, will deliver his inaugural lecture "Unemployment, Switching Occupations, and the Business Cycle” on Tuesday the 9th of May. The lecture will commence at 5pm in the Project Room 1.06 50 George Square, EH8 9LH.

Sveriges Riksbank interview with John Hardman Moore

Professor John Hardman Moore recently conducted an interview with the Sveriges Riksbank Research Division regarding the work undertaken on the MacCaLM grant.

Transparency in Procurement Mini-Conference

Footage of the Mini-Conference held on September 16th 2016

Go Abroad Economics Argentina Trip

Footage from the August/September 2016 Go Abroad trip to Buenos Aires

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

Athena SWAN
The Athena SWAN Bronze Award has been awarded to the School of Economics

Food Matters Live

Prof. Michèle Belot has been invited to be on a panel which will consider 'What will it take to overcome the obesity burden?'


Prof. Martin Fransman has been invited as a selected expert to attend the PREDICT 2015 Conference, ‘Dynamics of ICTs: industries, R&D, markets’, in Brussels organised by the JRC-IPTS and DG Connect on the 25th of November 2015.

ESRC Research Grant

Transparency in Procurement: The design and use of information in trading mechanisms.

Keynote ITS

Prof. Martin Fransman has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the ITS Biennial Conference held in Taipei on June 26 to 29, 2016.

Thesis prizes

The School is pleased to announce that Noémi Berlin was awarded two prizes.

Journal Economic Policy

Prof. Maia Güell has been invited to serve on the Panel of the journal Economic Policy for 2015-2016.

RES 2015

Recent press interest in a paper presented at RES2015 in Manchester highlights research one of the academics in the School, Dr Santiago Sanchez-Pages, is involved with.

Fully funded PhD studentships

We’re delighted to announce that we have four ESRC studentships available in the area of credit and labour market foundations in macroeconomics for PhD students commencing study in 2016.

EFMPL Workshop

New leaders of reformed Micro and Macro Perspectives of the Aggregate Labor Market Workshop announced.

ESRC Large Grant

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh begin a new study of the Credit and Labour Market Foundations of the Macroeconomy.

REF 2014

REF2014 confirms world-leading quality of School's research.


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