Recent news and announcements from the School of Economics.
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.
Go Abroad: Malaysia
An update on the School’s recent Go Abroad trip to Malaysia.
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.
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
Congratulations to Dr Sean Brocklebank for this outstanding achievement.
A visit to 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