Recent news and announcements from the School of Economics.
Professor Nobuhiro Kiyotaki receives Honorary Doctorate
The University of Edinburgh and School of Economics were delighted to present Professor Nobuhiro Kiyotaki with an Honorary Doctor of Science degree on Friday 29 November 2019. Previous recipients of the Honorary Doctorate are Professor James Mirrlees and Professor Angus Deaton, both of whom went on to win the Nobel Prize in Economics.
Mental Health and Wellbeing Week at the School of Economics
Five events are being held by the school to recognise the importance of mental health and wellbeing, and students at all levels of study are encouraged to participate.
Mike Elsby appointed Director of The Review of Economic Studies
Congratulations to Mike Elsby on his appointment as a Director of The Review of Economic Studies, one of the most prestigious economic journals in the world.
An Evening with Robert Zymek: The US-China Trade War
We hope you can join us on Tuesday 15 October at 19:00 in the Playfair Library for the next in the ‘An Evening with’ series: An Evening with Robert Zymek: The US-China Trade War.
Philipp Kircher awarded IZA Young Labour Economist Award
The School of Economics is delighted to announce that Professor Philipp Kircher has been awarded the 2019 IZA Young Labour Economist Award.
John Moore – Evil Is the Root of all Money
In celebration of the Edinburgh School of Economics’ 10-year anniversary, a series of events called ‘an evening with’ was launched, where prominent members of the school give special lectures to economics students at Edinburgh. To kick-start this series off, the first speaker was none other than renowned economist John Moore.
Postgraduate Virtual Open Week
Postgraduate Virtual Open Day is a great opportunity to learn more about continuing your economics education at Masters or PhD level.
MSc in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics survey
We are looking at developing an on campus Masters programme aimed at students with a STEM background such as mathematics, computer science or physics, who are keen to pursue a career as an economist.
Providing Advice to Job Seekers at Low Cost
MacCaLM Investigators Michele Belot and Philipp Kircher, along with MacCaLM Fellow, Paul Muller explore whether job seekers can be assisted in searching for jobs more effectively.
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.