School of Economics


Recent news and announcements from the School of Economics.

Diego Battiston wins Distinguished CESifo Affiliated Award 2021

School of Economics lecturer, Diego Battiston, has been named the winner of the Distinguished CESifo Affiliated Award 2021 in the CESifo Network Area Economics of Digitization.

Guest lecture with Fiona Scott Morton (Yale University)

Yale University's Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Economics, Fiona Scott Morton, gave a special guest lecture at the Playfair Library on Monday 27th September.

Passing of Ian Stewart

The School of Economics is deeply saddened by the passing of Ian Stewart, who served as Head of Department until the early 1980s.

Economics Student Welfare Manager on enhancing wellbeing and building community

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The School of Economics' Student Welfare Manager has been featured on the Edinburgh Impact Inspiring Minds blog.

Graduations 2021

A very warm congratulations to our 2021 Summer Graduates.

John Moore wins Senior Prize in Monetary Economics and Finance

School of Economics Professor, John Moore, has been awarded the 2020 Senior Prize in Monetary Economics and Finance from the Banque De France and Toulouse School of Economics.

Professor John Moore wins Frontiers of Knowledge Award

Professor John Moore has won the prestigious 2020 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award.

Incident on campus: our message to students

A message to our community in response to an incident on Friday 11 December, and where to get support.

Share your festive scene to win prizes this December! #econchristmas

Share you festive/winter scenes by Monday 14th to be in with a chance to win some goodies! #econchristmas

Student Event: Lockdown Accounting & Working from Home in Developing Countries

We invite students to a special talk by Jan Grobovšek on his latest research on the Economics of COVID-19.