School of Economics


Recent news and announcements from the School of Economics.

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.

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

EUSA Teaching Awards 2018
Congratulations to Dr Sean Brocklebank for this outstanding achievement.

A visit to the Migration Advisory Committee

Honours students visit 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.