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ECO Summer Research Internship

Students in the School of Economics can now apply for the ECO Summer Research Internship scheme. We are hiring up to 9 interns this summer, who will have the opportunity to work with academic members of staff on specific projects, giving you valuable professional research experience. Please also find attached some case studies of students (now graduates) who participated in the scheme in the past.   The closing date for applications is on 17th June and the Interview date for...

Dr Franco Mariuzzo receives Transforming Education Award

The School of Economics is pleased to announce that Dr Franco Mariuzzo has received the 'Research Led Teaching Award' as part of the Student Union Transforming Education Award.   These awards, held annually, recognise the hard work put in to our student's education by both academic and support staff at the university, in order to transform students into successful graduates.   The Research Led Teaching Award recognises academics who use cutting edge or specialist...

Norwich Economic Papers - Essay Competition

The School of Economics is pleased to announce the results of the Ninth ECO Student Essay Competition.  Entries were judged by the Editorial Board of the Norwich Economic Papers. A selection of the winning essays will be published in Volume 17 of the Norwich Economic Papers. Congratulations to all our winners: Year 1   First Place – Akshil Shah (£1000 prize)   Year 2 (PG Graduate Diploma considered under this category)   ...

Sue Long's Retirement

It’s a sad day for the School of Economics as we say goodbye to Sue Long today who is about to embark on her retirement. Her contribution to the School over the years has been invaluable. She will be very much missed by both staff and students. Happy retirement Sue!

Emiliya Lazarova's Trip to China

Head of School, Emiliya Lazarova, has spent the last week in China, where she has been networking at higher educational institutions and organisations, representing the School of Economics. During this time, Emiliya visited the Central University of Finance and Economics, a highly ranked university based in Beijing.                       Emiliya also visited the Shanxi University of Finance...

Workshop on Behavioural Game Theory

Workshop on Behavioural Game Theory 5-6 July | Norwich  The purpose of this workshop is to present current experimental research related to the topic of game theory.  We are particularly interested in work examining the role of communication in the play of games, but all papers that lie at the intersection of game theory and experimental economics will be considered.  The format of the conference will be a small number of relatively long talks, along with plenty of...

Norwich Economic Papers - Essay Competition

The School of Economics and Norwich Economic Papers are pleased to announce the ninth annual student essay competition!   The prize for each best essay is £1,000: 1.            Best Essay of first year undergraduate students: £1,000 2.            Best Essay of second year undergraduate students: £1,000 ...

Jack Whybrow passes PhD Viva

Yesterday Jack Whybrow successfully passed his Viva.  Jack’s thesis is entitled "Assessing the changing influence of Cultural and Social Capital with respect to UK Higher Education participation across different cohorts”, his supervisors are Dr Fabio Arico (School of Economics) and Professor Sarah Connolly (Norwich Business School) Congratulations Dr Whybrow!

Lian Xue passes PhD Viva

Lian Xue’s PhD thesis, ‘Essays on gains, losses and focality’, was examined on 29 November.  The external examiner was Professor Chris Starmer of the University of Nottingham, and the internal examiner was Professor Bob Sugden.  The thesis was passed without the need for any corrections.  The examiners complimented Lian on her very confident and authoritative performance in the viva.  Congratulations, Dr Xue!

New Working Paper

Dr Amrish Patel has a new working paper. Coordination via Redistribution  by  Andrea Martinangeli (Max Planck Institute for Tax and Public Finance) Peter Martinsson (University of Gothenburg; Linköping University) Amrish Patel (University of East Anglia) Can prior voluntary redistribution improve coordination? We theoretically show that distributive preferences, forward induction and signalling all imply that it can. We then experimentally test our predictions...