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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...

The Micro and Macro Foundations of Conflict

An interdisciplinary workshop organized jointly by the Department of Economics, University of Bath, and the School of Economics, University of East Anglia, with support from the British Academy Rising Star (BARSEA) Award. This workshop will host interdisciplinary research on fundamental questions on conflict: What causes conflict at a micro and a macro level? What are the tools and mechanisms of conflicts? What are the consequences? How can these conflicts be resolved? ...

UEA. FIND YOUR PLACE.

With a reputation for world-leading research, dedicated teaching that challenges you to reach your full potential and supportive funding, such as 50% tuition fee-reduction scholarships - if you’re a current undergraduate student, there are some excellent opportunities to take your learning further with us. Enhance your career choices with a postgraduate degree. A Master’s or Research degree can provide you with an enhanced professional skillset and experience to help you stand out...

Norwich Economic Papers - Editorial Board

We are delighted to announce the composition of the Norwich Economic Papers ' Editorial Board for 2017/18 is as follows: Editor:    James Parmenter Associate Editor:   Sam McDonald Associate Editor:   Quang Pham Associate Editor:  Lea Sixtl Thank you to all of our students who submitted an application, we had a record number of applications this year and the standard was very high.  We look forward to working with the Editorial Board and...

Cultural Transmission and Social Norms 2

After the success of last year's workshop on Cultural Transmission and Social Norms, we are pleased to announce that it will be returning this year. CTSN is an interdisciplinary workshop for researchers focusing on cultural transmission and social norms, at both macro level (cultural differences, historical change, cultural evolution) and micro level (experimental work, psychology of norms, social contexts). Participants come from a broad range of disciplines including economics,...

Prof Mich Tvede - Inaugural Lecture

On 3rd Oct Prof Mich Tvede gave his Inaugural Lecture - Connecting the Dots: Who pays the cost of networks? It is available to watch below.   More Economics Research

The School of Economics at UEA is the only Economics Department in England to have been awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze Award.

The School of Economics is proud to be the only Economics Department in England to hold the Athena SWAN Bronze Award. The award recognises the efforts made by the School to promote gender equality and to address the challenges faced by the School and the discipline at large. The School has always aimed to be a centre of excellent teaching and research.  Since 2014, we have actively striven to make our School a place where everyone -- staff and students -- feel valued...