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Introduction to Economics

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Introduction to Economics

In partnership with Discover Economics and the Warwick Economics Summit, we are delighted to invite you to a free, interactive event for 16-18 year old students, parents and teachers.

Date: Monday 29 January 2024
Time: 17:15 - 18:30 (UK time)
Location: Online (MS Teams)

This Introduction to Economics event aims to provide 16-18 year old students, parents and their teachers with an exciting opportunity to discover more about economics as a subject, experience an interactive taster lecture delivered by the Department of Economics and hear from current undergraduate students on what it's like to study economics at university. There will also be the chance to hear from economists about the wide-ranging work they do and the possible career opportunities open to economists.

*Attendees of this event will also be eligible to attend the Warwick Economic Summit for FREE on 2-4 February 2024. If you are interested, please opt-in to receiving a free ticket when registering for this event.


Time Programme
17:15 - 17:20 Welcome and introduction from Professor Robin Naylor, Widening Participation Academic Lead.
17:20 - 17:35 Studying economics at university session with Discover Economics and Warwick alumna Milena Ermolenko.
17:35 - 17:50

Academic taster session with Assistant Professor Amrita Kulka on urban economics.

17:50 - 18:10 Interactive session with Warwick alumnus James Low, hosted by Warwick Economics Summit.
18:10 - 18:25 Q&A.
18:25 - 18:30 Close and Feedback.

Register Now

Registration for this event is mandatory and will close on Sunday 28 January at midnight. After registering, you will receive an email containing final details a week before the event, including the MS Teams link, as well as a reminder the day before.

If you have any queries about this event, please email

Please note that this event is being recorded so that we can provide you with access to the recording if you are unable to attend.


Please note: recording will be taking place at this event, which may be used for marketing purposes (e.g. promotional materials). By registering your attendance at this event, you are giving consent to be recorded. If you do not wish to be recorded, please withdraw your consent via email to