School of Economics


Recent news and announcements from the School of Economics.

Mike Elsby appointed Director of The Review of Economic Studies

Congratulations to Mike Elsby on his appointment as the 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.

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.

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.


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