Recent news and announcements from the School of Economics.
New faces in the School of Economics
We are delighted to welcome six new lectures to the department after the summer.
Maia Guell elected to Royal Economic Society Council
Congratulations to Professor Maia Guell who has been elected to the Royal Economic Society Council for 2020-2025.
Lorna Quickfall on why empowering students matters
In a Mini-Series on Embedding Belonging in the Classroom, Lorna Quickfall from the School of Economics, explains the relationship between empowering students as confident learners and students’ sense of belonging.
Economic Democracy: The Cooperative Alternative | On-line course
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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.