School of Economics


Recent news and announcements from the School of Economics.

Fifth annual Future Business Elite Summit

University of Edinburgh team reach semi-finals of the fifth national business negotiation competition

Economics student wins national RES video competition

Oskar Birol, a 4th year Economics Undergraduate, has taken first prize in the inaugural Royal Economics Society video competition.

Transparency in Procurement Mini-Conference 2017

Footage of the Mini-Conference held on September 16 2017

Head of School announcement

Leonardo Felli has accepted the position of Head of School of Economics

Annual Undergraduate Ceilidh

UG Ceilidh 2017
On the 24th of October Teviot’s Debating Hall was host to this year’s Undergraduate Ceilidh, an annual tradition jointly organised by the School of Economics, and the University of Edinburgh Economics society.

Martin J Fransman - Emeritus Professor of Economics

We are pleased to announce that Professor Martin J Fransman has been appointed as an Emeritus Professor of Economics following his retirement from the University at the end of October.

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

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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

ESRC Research Grant

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

ESRC Large Grant

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


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