School of Economics


Recent news and announcements from the School of Economics.

New research project on labour market sorting begins at School of Economics

Led by Dr Pawel Gola, Multidimensional Sorting with Imperfectly Transferable Utility is new initiative that could reshape our understanding of labour market dynamics.

Passing of Donald Rutherford

The School of Economics is saddened to share the news that a former colleague, Donald Rutherford, who retired on 30 September of 2009, has passed away. Donald spent the majority of his career at the University of Edinburgh.

Vacancy: Research Assistant for a project on the labour market of teachers

Dr Soledad Giardili is seeking a research assistant with proficient written and spoken Spanish for a project on the labour market of teachers.

Findings from Covid-19 Research Available Online

Professor Ludo Visschers, along with co-authors Carlos Carrillo-Tudela (University of Essex) and Alex Clymo (University of Essex) have published their findings on the impact of Covid-19 on unemployment and earning inequality.

A message from the Head of School, regarding the passing of Peter Vandome

The School of Economics is deeply saddened by the passing of Professor Peter Vandome, who served as Head of Department during the period 1983-86.

New Investigator Grant awarded to Dr Andrei Potlogea

We are delighted to announce that Dr Andrei Potlogea has been successful in his application to the ESRC New Investigator Grant.

MacCaLM Annual Summer Programme 2022

The MacCaLM project holds it final annual summer programme at the RSE, from Monday 16th – Wednesday 18th of May.

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021

The results of Research Excellence Framework 2021 has just been announced.

Diego Battiston wins Distinguished CESifo Affiliated Award 2021

School of Economics lecturer, Diego Battiston, has been named the winner of the Distinguished CESifo Affiliated Award 2021 in the CESifo Network Area Economics of Digitization.

Guest lecture with Fiona Scott Morton (Yale University)

Yale University's Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Economics, Fiona Scott Morton, gave a special guest lecture at the Playfair Library on Monday 27th September.