The latest news and upcoming events The latest news and upcoming events

Research Dr Oana Borcan featured on BBC News

The School of Economics is proud to announce that Dr Oana Borcan's recent publication on corruption in the Romanian education system has been featured this week in an article on BBC News. "... research into an ostensibly successful anti-corruption campaign in Romania has revealed that one of the consequences is precisely the reverse of its aims: that poorer students actually performed worse in the cleaned-up exam." Read the BBC News article here . Read Dr Borcan's article "...

Subhasish Modak Chowdhury receives British Academy Award

We in the School of Economics are pleased to announce that the British Academy’s Research Awards Committee has selected Dr Modak Chowdhury’s project The Micro and Macro Foundations of Conflict and Conflict Resolution: Theory and Evidences , for the British Academy Rising Star Engagement Awards (BARSEAs). The BARSEAs are designed to enable established early career academics to actively engage in the work of the Academy and to enhance their own skills and career development through...

PGT Open Day

Visit Us Experience UEA first-hand. Find out more at our postgraduate open day on 15 March or join one of our regular campus tours: https://www.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degrees/visit

Dr Fabio Arico presenting at UEA's Do Something Different Week

When financial markets go crazy: Animal Spirits, Beauty Contests, and crisis of confidence in the analysis of J.M. Keynes 2 MAR | 2-4 | JSC 0.01 Dr  Fabio   Arico Fabio  will be giving a lecture based on reading and commentating passages from Keynes'  General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money.  He will be covering material which is not present in the standard curriculum at ECO, as such this will offer an opportunity to discover...

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...