The Norwich Economic Papers, volume six The Norwich Economic Papers, volume six

The first part of this volume contains examples of exceptional student essays in various modules and written by students at various levels of study within the School of Economics. The second part contains careers and study advice, reviews and a career profile. You can either view the complete journal or articles and essays individually below.

Complete Journal

Volume 6

Part 1 – Student Essays

Benton Knight
Job Related Training – Costs, Benefits and Discrimination

  • Module: Labour Economics (ECO-3A15)
  • Course: BSc Economics, Year 3

Elizabeth Scott
Should industrial development then be regulated by the government, or follow a planned path, or be exposed to foreign trade and investment so that the domestic industries can learn from the industries of the developed world?

  • Module: Development Economics (ECO-3A09C)
  • Course: BSc Business Finance and Economics, Year 3 

Liam Kilroe
Evaluate the effect of CEO fame (awards) and fortune (pay) on firm value.

  • Module: The Economics of Corporate Finance (ECO-2A10)
  • Course: BSc Economics, Year 2

Anthony Littrell 
The disputes between Twitter and Google, the potential welfare losses, whether competition authorities should intervene and if they do which of the two should be targeted.

  • Module: Introductory Microeconomics (ECO-1A1Y-06)
  • Course: BSc Economics, Year 1

Lindsey Butcher
Article Report on "Optimal Betting Odds Against Insider Traders" (Hyun Song Shin, 1991)

  • Module: Economics Theory 1 (ECO-M005)
  • Course: MSc Economics

Part 2 -Careers & Study Advice and Reviews  

Tan Jun Jie 
Graduate Schemes for Economics Graduates

Stephan Schmitt 
Applying for a PhD in the arts, humanities and social sciences

Chris Mccaffrey 
UEA Graduate Career Profile: Management Accountant

Cheng Peng (MA in International Business Finance and Economics) 
Contemporary Economic Issues Lecture Review: ‘Starting your business and other non-random ways of getting a job' By Jose Fiuza

Huijin Li (MA International Business Finance and Economics)
Book Review: ‘A Random Walk Down Wall Street'.