School of Economics


Recent news and announcements from the School of Economics.

School of Economics 10th Anniversary

On August 1st 2019, the School of Economics celebrates its 10th Anniversary as the ‘School of Economics’. To celebrate this, the school is planning a year-long project called EconCelebrate, which focuses on celebrating Economics as a subject and the people who make the school what it is today. Economics as a subject is really about people. We want to make these celebrations about people too.

Undergraduate of the Year Awards grand final result

Now in its ninth year, the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards continues to recognise and celebrate the best student talent in the UK. Congratulations to Zara Loughridge for her win.

Senior teaching fellow wins The Ian Campbell Award for Teaching

EUSA Teaching Awards 2018
Congratulations to Dr Sean Brocklebank for this outstanding achievement.

A visit to the Migration Advisory Committee

Honours students visit the Migration Advisory Committee
As part of the Honours option course “Economics of Migration,” two groups of students visited the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) in London on 9 April.

'Beyond Poor Economics' with Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee

The MacCaLM project is delighted to welcome Professors Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee to Edinburgh for a public lecture 'Beyond Poor Economics' on Thursday 31 May.

Announcement for undergraduates

Information on the new Head of School and more

Announcement for postgraduates

Information on the new Head of School and more

A letter to upcoming graduates

Diploma scrolls sitting on University tartan
Advice on preparing for graduation

Balmoral Asset Management prizewinners

awarding of the winners of the balmoral asset managment prizes
Congratulations to this year's winners

Scottish Economics Conference in review

March 2 saw the inaugural Scottish Economics Conference jointly organised by the student economics societies from Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt, Dundee, Glasgow, Aberdeen and St Andrews.