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NEP Editorial Board

We are delighted to announce the composition of the Editorial Board for 201/20 is as follows: Editor:   Jack Tunbridge Associate Editor:  Ashini Shah Associate Editor:  Hannah Langlands Associate Editor:  Daniel Hempstead 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 of the NEP this academic year. One of...

Call for expression of interest in PhD studentship

The School of Economics will be prioritising a PGR studentship for research in the area of experimental economic investigations. These investigations could lie in any area of experimental economics. Additionally, we are interested in expressions of interest to work in the context of competition analysis and consumer demand estimation. The successful PGR student will be supported by the world-class expertise in experimental and behavioural economics found in CBESS and the School...

Autumn 2019 Interdisciplinary Seminar Series in the Humanities

Autumn 2019 Interdisciplinary Seminar Series in the Humanities   (PPL – organiser Dr Alex Brown) The Hate in Migration The migration of human beings across and within borders continues to be one of the greatest humanitarian and political challenges facing the world. But arguably such migration rarely, if ever, occurs without accompanying hate speech in public discourse about migrants and migration. Hate speech in public discourse on the European migration crises, the proposed...

Mexico’s Transformation in the Shadow of Trump’s America

Join us for a discussion on Mexico's changing future and its place in the world, with special guest speaker Laura Carlsen, Center for International Policy: “ Mexico’s Transformation in the Shadow of Trump’s America ” Wednesday 9 October 12 noon Elizabeth Fry Building, Room 01.10 'Mexico bucked the trend of right-wing governments in Latin America on July 1, 2018, when Andrés Manuel López Obrador won the presidential election by a landslide. The geopolitics of the Hemisphere...

The Second Tohoku-UEA Research Symposium

On 18 and 19 September, the School of Economics was proud to host the Second Tohoku-UEA Research Symposium. This two day workshop brought together researchers from the School of Economics at UEA and the Graduate School of Economics and Management at Tohoku. We were delighted to welcome Prof Yasumasa Matsuda, Yuta Kuroda, Yoshimasa Uematsu and PhD Student Anqi Li to UEA, and are extremely grateful for their contributions at the workshop. Talks spanned a range of topics, from time series...

NEP Volume 20

We are delighted to announce the release of Volume 20 of the Norwich Economic Papers! The NEP is our student journal, run by students for students. Volume 20 features exceptional student essays from the 2018-19 academic year, and a staff spotlight with Prof Duncan Watson. Congratulations to all our featured students for your outstanding work: Agata Cerniavska Graziano G. Joshua Clarke Huy Nguyen Lilly Sargeant Joe Milligan Adam Stocks Joseph...

Bob Sugden winds 2019 Joseph B Gittler Award

The American Philosophical Association has awarded the 2019 Joseph B. Gittler Award to Professor Bob Sugden for his book, The Community of Advantage: A Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market. Read more .

New School Blog

In our latest blog Dr Pete Dawson looks at the success of the England Team in the Womens World Cup, and considers what impact this will have on football and the world of sport. Read it here

School of the Year

We are delighted to have recieved the School of the Year Award at this Year's Transforming Education Awards. Each year UEA’s Students Union hold the Transforming Education Awards, a series of awards which celebrate the hard work of academic staff, support staff and student reps at the University. This year there were 16 categories and over 450 nominations have been received. Second year Economics student Maria McDonald also won the Course Rep of the Year Award, for her valuable...

Summer Internships

Students in the School of Economics can now apply for the ECO Summer Research Internship scheme. We are hiring up to 5 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 16th June 2019 and the Interview date for...