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Postgraduate Open Event – 30 Jan

Are you thinking about studying for your Master’s or Research degree? Register today to find out more at UEA’s Postgraduate Open Event on Wednesday 30 January . At the event you’ll be able to meet and talk with current students and academics, and gain expert advice on the application process and funding opportunities for your subject area of interest. A Master’s or Research degree can provide you with an enhanced professional skillset and experience to help you stand out in a highly...

Norwich Economic Papers - Poster Competition

NORWICH ECONOMIC PAPERS (NEP) POSTER COMPETITION 2018-19 This year the NEP's annual competition has a different format.  Students should submit an A2 poster on one of the five topics below. The winners will have the opportunity to display their work at the Forum in Norwich.  Proponents of biofuels believe they offer a viable alternative to fossil fuels and help reduce greenhouse emissions. Critics argue they displace food and animal feed crops. How can government policy...

ECO Research featured on Journal of Human Resources Blog

Dr Ben McQuillin's paper "The Role of Conferences on the Pathway to Academic Impact: Evidence from a Natural Experiment" has been featured on the Journal of Human Resources' Research Highlights Blog. You can read the blog here . You can read the paper here

Norwich Economic Papers - Editorial Board

We are delighted to announce the composition of the Norwich Economic Papers Editorial Board for 2018/19 is as follows:   Editor:   Lea Sixtl Associate Editor:  George Goldberg Associate Editor:  Jack Tunbridge Associate Editor:  Fenella Sunaway   Thanks to all of you who submitted an application, the standard of applications was again very high this year. We look forward to working with the Editorial Board and publishing more Volumes...

Contests: Theory and Evidence 2019

Contests: Theory and Evidence 27 - 28 June 2019   The School of Economics at the University of East Anglia, UK, is pleased to announce its fifth annual conference “Contests: Theory and Evidence” to be held on Thursday 27 June and Friday 28 June 2019, in Norwich, UK. This year the conference will celebrate the 70th birth anniversary year of Prof Luis Corchon (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid). In the previous four occasions, this conference has brought...

New Blog | The Economics of Halloween

In our very Seasonal new Blog, Dr Duncan Watson examines the Economics of Halloween.   Read it here

Norwich Economic Papers - Editorial Board

The Norwich Economic Papers is recruiting for its Editorial Board for 2018-19. This is a great opportunity to boost your employability, and there are some great bursaries on offer! Apply by email to, attaching a CV, Personal Statement and Academic Transcipt. Deadline 19 October

New Blog from Dr Liliana Harding

Dr Liliana Harding has published a new blog in The Conversation; "How the special migration rules in free trade deals work". In this article she examines trade, migration and the implications of Brexit.   Read it here.

60 Seconds with Emiliya Lazarova

Dr Emiliya Lazarova joined UEA as a Senior Lecturer in Economics in 2013, having previously lectured at the University of Birmingham and Queen’s University Belfast. She was appointed Head of the School of Economics in 2017, and is one of very few women worldwide in such a role. The School was ranked in the top 10 of UK economics departments in the Guardian University Guide 2019.   Q: What motivates you? A: As Head of School, I see my job as one that needs doing and can...

Dr Fabio Arico published new artilcle

Facilitating active learning and enhancing student self-assessment skills Fabio Arico & SImon Lancaster This paper offers a reflective discussion of recent developments in active learning pedagogical approaches, with a focus on class-flipping and peer instruction. We present two case studies based on the experience of the authors in promoting active learning in two large-class undergraduate modules in Introductory Macroeconomics and Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry at the University...