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Jiang Shuying, ECO alumna and film star visits UEA

UEA School of Economics alumna and award-winning Chinese actress Jiang Shuying visited UEA last Friday (8 September) as part of a UK trip to promote the benefits of links between China and the UK. Jiang Shuying, who graduated from the School of Economics with a Master’s in Media Economics in 2012, visited Norwich as part of a week-long UK trip supported by the Department of International Trade. She came in her role as an ambassador for the UK government’s Spirit of Youth campaign,...

Annual School Newsletter

We are very proud to announce the release of this year's annual newsletter. Find out about the School's activities throughout the year, and what we hope to achieve in the year to come! Newsletter 2017

Dr Fabio Arico receives National Teaching Fellowship award

We are thrilled that Dr Fabio Aricò, our new Director of Learning and Teaching, has just won a National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) award! The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme is managed by the Higher Education Academy (HEA). It recognises achievements and celebrates individuals who have made an outstanding impact on student learning and the teaching profession. The NTF award is considered to be the most prestigious learning and teaching excellence recognition in the British...


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The Norwich Economic Papers, July 2017 - Volume 16

We are pleased to announce the release of Volume 16 of the Norwich Economic Papers. Volume 16   contains the very best essays from our students in the academic year 2016-17, hand selected by our student editors from the numerous nominations of the economics professors. It also includes a staff spotlight with Dr Farasat Bokhari.

New Head of School

The School of Economics is pleased to announce that Dr Emiliya Lazarova will be the new Head of School from 1st August 2017 for a period of five years. The School of Economics is pleased to announce that Dr Emiliya Lazarova will be the new Head of School from 1st August 2017 for a period of five years.    

New Working Paper

Humans reciprocate intentional harm by discriminating against group peers By David Hugh-Jones, Itay Ron and Ro'i Zultan Abstract:Cycles of intergroup revenge appear in large scale conflicts. We experimentally test the hypothesis that humans practice group-based reciprocity: if someone harms or helps them, they harm or help other members of that person’s group. Subjects played a trust game, then allocated money between other people. Senders whose partners returned more in the trust...

New Working Paper

Where do fairness preferences come from? Norm transmission in a teen friendship network By David Hugh-Jones and Jinnie Ooi Abstract: People’s preferences about the fair distribution of resources vary within and between different populations, and this affects many economic and political outcomes. We argue that a source of these differences is the social transmission of fairness norms from peers during adolescence. We ran an experiment on transmission of fairness norms in a friendship...

Norwich Economic Papers Volume 15

The School of Economics is proud to announce that Volume 15 of the Norwich Economic Papers has now been released. This volume has undergone a stylistic overhaul by the Editorial Board, which has created a highly professional document containing a selection of exemplary essays from the 2016/17 essay competition. Find out more about the Norwich Economic Papers . Read Volume 15 .

Building Opportunities for Research Partnerships, Confronting the Challenges of Migration

The Forum | 23 June | 8.45 - 13:00 This event is an official meeting of the East of England Migration Research Network. Partners will present current research projects and will introduce avenues for new research. This networking event will allow partner organisations and academics to come together in pursuit of research aimed to benefit refugees, migrants and host communities. Register: