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New Publication - The Community of Advantage - Robert Sugden

This week sees the release of Professor Bob Sugden’s long anticipated book The Community of Advantage; A Behavioural Economist’s Defence of the Market. Bob is a Professor in the School of Economics and a behavioural economist. He has previously authored or edited eight books, including ‘Principles of Practical Cost- Benefit Analysis’ (1978, with Alan Williams) and ‘Economics of Rights, Cooperation and Welfare (1986 & 2004). He has also published well over 100 academic papers. Bob is...

Dr Bahar Ghezelayagh conducts research at Royal Norfolk Show

This week, Dr Bahar Ghezelayagh has been conducting an analysis of the Economic Impact of the Royal Norfolk Show. Along with a team of UEA students, Bahar has been working with th Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association, to work out how much the two day event contributes to the county. Bahar and her team have been feautured in an article by the Eastern Daily Press this week, read it here .

Economics Student featured on Study Abroad Blog.

In the Study Abroad Office's new blog, Letizia from Université de Lausanne writes fondly of her time studying Economics at UEA, praising her lecturers and adviser for ‘always being there to help and give advice’. You can read the full blog here;  https://ueaontheroad.wordpress.com/2018/05/28/economics-student-letizia-reflects-on-an-incredible-year-at-uea/

Norwich Economic Papers - Volume 17

The School of Economics is pleased to announce the release of Volume 17 of The Norwich Economic Papers . The Norwich Economic Papers is a journal for students in the School of Economics. It provides an opportunity for economics students to engage in, and publish, scholarly work in economics. Each year students are given the opportunity to enter an essay competition, for which the winning entries are published in the Journal. Volume 17 of the Norwich Economic Papers features...

UEA Economics ranked in Top 10 of UK Economics Departments

The School of Economics at The University of East Anglia (UEA) is ranked in the top 10 of UK economics departments in the Guardian University Guide 2019.  The Guardian University Guide is a highly respected league table, which ranks universities and departments in a range of categories including teaching, entry tariffs and career prospects.  Dr Emiliya Lazarova, Head of School of Economics, "our position in the ranking is a reflection of our continuous efforts in enhancing student...

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...