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Prof Kai-Uwe Kühn nominated for award

The Global Competition Review holds the GCR Awards annually, inviting readers to vote for the cases, law firms, lawyers, economists and enforcers they believe excelled in 2016. This year, The School of Economics is proud to announce that Prof Kai-Uwe Kühn  has been nominated for the award Economist of the Year. GCR stated that Prof Kühn is among the best in the field, and that; During his tenure at DG COMP, Kai-Uwe Kühn has tackled thorny topics...

Stay Right Where You Are

The University of East Anglia is the perfect place to undertake your postgraduate study. With our huge selection of courses, some of the very best lecturers in the world, and access to internationally recognised teaching facilities, we have everything you will need to become a UEA postgraduate. Find out more and register for our postgraduate event on Wednesday 15 March . On the day you will have the opportunity to: Meet and talk with our academics about the subject areas...

Dr Oana Borcan featured in AEA's Chart of the Week

The American Economic Association has featured Dr Oana Borcan 's work on corruption in the Romanian education system, in their recent Chart of the Week;  Who wins when school systems eliminate corruption? See here.   Dr Borcan's full paper " Fighting Corruption in Education: What Works and Who Benefits? " will be published in the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, later this month. See here for further details.

Symposium on Economic Experiments in Developing Countries

The School of Economics is pleased to announce that UEA will be holding the Symposium on Economic Experiments in Developing Countries (SEEDEC), on 20 and 21 April 2017. The aim of the conference is to bring together the community of scholars who employ laboratory experimental economics methods for research in developing countries. Keynote speakers are  Eliana La Ferrara  (Bocconi University) and   Macartan Humphreys  (Columbia University). The conference will...

Postgraduate Scholarships in Economics

Postgraduate Scholarships in Economics University of East Anglia   Scholarship Application Deadline : 17 March 2017   Scholarship Awards Scholarship awards are available to students studying in the School of Economics at the University of East Anglia for entry in September 2017. These can cover part or full tuition fees (UK/EU/International rates) and help support living costs and travel expenses.   The School...

Bruce Lyons and Luke Garrod Shortlisted for Award

Professor Bruce Lyons of the School of Economics, and Luke Garrod, UEA Alumni and Lecturer in Economics at Loughbourough University, have been shortlisted for the Antitrust Writing Awards 2017. The Antitrust Writing Awards is an annual event which aims to promote competition scholarship and to contribute to competition advocacy. It selects the best writings in the field published throughout the year, and seeks to reward the most meaningful antitrust publications. Their paper, entitled...

Subhasish Modak Chowdhury to Receive Hind Rattan Award

Dr Subhasish Modak Chowdhury is to be awarded one of the 2017 ‘Hind Rattan Awards’ – a prize for Indian expatriates, from the NRI Welfare Society of India. Hind Rattan translates from Hindi to English as ‘Jewel of India’, and is a prestigious award which celebrates and acknowledges the contributions of non-resident Indians to their respective fields. Subhasish is a Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in the School of Economics, as well as a member of the Centre for Behavioural and...

Blog Post - 'excessive' pricing and generic drugs

Farasat Bokhari and Bruce Lyons have written a post discussing the recent Pfizer and Flynn case, where the UK Competition and Markets Authority imposed a fine of approximately £90 million. Bokhari and Lyons pose the question; "How are 'excessive' prices for generic drugs possible and should competition authorities do more about exploitative pricing?"   Read more on our Economics Blog . Read more on the CCP Blog .  

MSc Postgraduate Prizes

Every year the School of Economics awards prizes for best performance in the final assessments for our MSc Degrees. This year we are pleased to congratulation Giang Nguyen for being awarded the School of Economics prize for the best performance in the final assessment, for the Degree of MSc  Academic and Professional. We also congratulate Fei Liu and Yunlong Wu for the joint best performance in the final assessment for the Degree of MSc  Academic and...

Fully Funded PhD Studentships in Economics

    There are three schemes under which you can apply for scholarship in the academic year 2017/8 (see below). All three have identical academic requirements – a strong research proposal and strong performance on a relevant Masters degree. The main difference between the schemes is in the deadlines for application, but competition will be fierce and you are advised to apply as early as possible. Fully Funded PhD Faculty Studentships in Social Sciences: Economics ...