Latest News and Events Latest News and Events

Student Success - UBC Global Masters

Great effort from the School of Economics PGT team in the UBC Global Masters final last week. Competition was fierce, so 4th position was a great achievement! Great job guys! We hope you enjoyed the experience!

ECO Fieldwork in Ghana

ECO PGR student Deanna Karapetyan has just returned from fieldwork with small-scale gold miners in western Ghana. Her project, supervised by Dr. Christa Brunnschweiler and Dr. Sheheryar Banuri, is looking at the effect of environmental pollution from gold mining on social preferences of miners and non-miners. The field team will be continuing surveys and lab-in-the-field experiments for three more weeks. Deanna hopes that when she returns to Ghana next month, the temperatures will have...

Tohoku – UEA Joint Workshops (5 & 6 March)

UEA School of Economics, in partnership with Tohoku University’s Graduate School of Economics and Management, held a workshop at Tohoku University on 5 & 6 March. The Workshop featured three sessions, the first on Econometrics, second on Environmental Economics and the third on Markets. Prof Peter Moffatt , Dr Corrado Di Maria and Dr Michael Kummer of UEA’s School of Economics delivered presentations at the workshop. You can view the programme here. We look forward to future...

Postgraduate Open Event – 20 March

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 20 March . 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...

New Research Blog

Are people kind to people who are kind to them? Or are things a little more complicated?   Our new blog discusses Bob Sugden's new paper in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization ; Reciprocity and the Paradox of Trust in Psychological Game Theory.   Read the blog here .

Maria Isabel Santana wins Three Minute Thesis comeptition

This year UEA held its inaugural Research Summit for all research staff. At this event, researchers had the opportunity to learn about the latest relevant news and issues that affect them, covering important areas such as training, careers support, REF21, UEA’s HR Excellence in Research Award and response to the biennial VITAE CROS and PIRLS survey, as well as the planned changes by the European Commission to the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers. The summit...

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...