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News for 2012

A Bulletin column on student immigration by Head of Department and Professor of Economics Abhinay Muthoo was recently mentioned in the Guardian and the Publi...

A policy paper by Prof. Sharun Mukand of CAGE in the Department of Economics was recently mentioned in The Economist. Prof. Mukand's research shows, among ot...

Hargreaves Lansdown and the Economics Network are running the 'Communicating Economics' competition in order to raise awareness of the skills needed by econo...

EU Structural Funds: Do They Generate More Growth?

On Thursday November 29th, Warwick Economics Society will be hosting a special talk with one of the UK’s most respected financial journalists, Nicholas...

Featured research item from Bulletin Autumn 2012

The new issue of the Warwick Economics Bulletin for Autumn 2012 has just been published. It offers a selection of some of the best of the latest Warwick Econ...

On Thursday 29th November, Warwick Careers Society are hosting a special talk focusing on the Masters degree. With speakers from Warwick Economics Department...

An international team of researchers, including economist Professor Andrew Oswald from the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick and psycholog...

Prof. Jennifer Smith from Warwick Economics analyses the newly released UK labour market statistics.

In both the 1930s and the 1980s, the UK economy made strong recoveries from recessions very similar to the current one. What can we learn from those exp...

In the first of the distinguished lecture series, Economist Vicky Pryce will present her new book “Greekonomics: The Euro Crisis and why Politicians do...

In the context of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2012, CAGE and the Economics Department organise a lecture on Religion, Gender, Education and Economics...

Jay Shah, a second-year undergraduate in the Philosophy, Politics and Economics programme, recently won second place in a contest for essays about the future...

In this special public lecture, chaired by Professor Andrew Oswald, Aldo Rustichini will present his current research to the Warwick community on social just...

Dani Caverzaschi, a second year undergraduate student who took part in the London 2012 Paralympics, has won the prize for Higher Education Sportsperson of th...

Trade barriers such as transportation costs and tariffs reduce international trade. But when these trade barriers come down, do they increase international t...

Student Careers and Skills have launced a survey to help students improve their prospects of obtaining employment upon graduating.

Research by Warwick Economics Professor Andrew Oswald and colleagues in economics and public health have found that mental well-being appears to rise with th...

A recent policy paper by Prof. Sharun Mukand of CAGE in the Department of Economics shows that relaxing immigration rules by just 3 percent in developed coun...

Warwick Economics Bulletin

Warwick professors Andrew Oswald, Mark Harrison and Amrita Dhillon are among the UK’s top economists to sign an open letter backing regional rather tha...

Warwick Economics Professor Andrew Oswald will be defending the motion online as part of the Economist Debates, September 19th 2012.

Jia Yi Leong, a recent graduate of the University of Warwick Department of Economics, is one of four finalists in an International competition for the Best U...

New research by Warwick Economics Professor Kimberely Scharf suggests the more friends we have on Facebook, the less likely we are to share information about...

Emeritus Professor of Political Economy, Lord Robert Skidelsky, joins Stephanie Flanders and a panel of leading Economists on the BBC radio 4 programme, Step...

Summer graduation saw over 300 students from the Department of Economics graduate on Friday 20th July alongside honorary graduate Prof. Oliver Hart.

'Why has China succeeded where Russia failed?'. Professor Mark Harrison discusses in a new blog post.

Cage Director and Warwick Economics Professor Nicholas Crafts joins a panel of leading Economists on the BBC Radio 4 programme Stephanomics.

Oliver Hart, a Harvard University economist who is an expert on the theory of the firm, corporate finance and incomplete contracts, will receive an honorary ...

Not only were Warwick Economics Society shortlisted as Silver finalists at the recent RBS ESSA awards, they have also been announced as 'Society of the Year'...

Li Ting, an MSc Economics offer holder from the Hunan Province has been awarded the University of Warwick's Li Xiaoming scholarship.

Professor Nicholas Crafts' recent Chatham House policy briefing paper "Saving the Eurozone: Is a 'Real' Marshall Plan the Answer?" features in The Economist.

Theodore Koutmeridis and Alessandro Iaria, current PhD students from the Department of Economics, University of Warwick have recently been awarded the presti...

Twelve undergraduate students from the Department of Economics have received recognition for their outstanding contribution to extra-curricular activities at...

Department of Economics Professor Marcus Miller and Emeritus Professor of Political Economy, Lord Robert Skidelsky respond to Sir Paul Krugman and Richard La...

CAGE Director and Department of Economics Professor Nicholas Crafts argues that the rationale for a new Marshall Plan would be both to reduce the chances of ...

"Charities understand that giving is a social phenomenon, but public policy needs to reflect this further."

Department of Economics Professor Greg Crawford will be presenting at the Marketforce and IEA’S 10th Anniversary Conference, The Future of Broadcasting.

The RBS Enterprising Student Society Accreditation (ESSA), a national scheme that rewards and recognises enterprising student societies and the teams behind ...

Luis Rodriguez Lima, a MSc Economics graduate student at the University of Warwick was recently named the winner of an award from the United Nations Office o...

Economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that by now technology would have allowed work to be replaced by leisure. In a BBC clip Lord Robert Skidelsky, Emerit...

An article in the Guardian cites research by Professor of Economics and CAGE research associate, Eugenio Proto. The Guardian examines Prof. Proto's research ...

Writing in the Financial Times, Professor Marcus Miller and Emeritus Professor of Political Economy Lord Robert Skidelsky challenge George Osborne's high ris...

The Department of Economics congratulates Dani Caverzaschi on his participation in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. Dani, who recently completed his firs...

Speaking at the University of Warwick on 31 May, Laurence J. Kotlikoff - Boston University economist and leading expert on fiscal policy, national savings an...

The Times of India discusses the gender research conducted in India by Anandi Mani, a University of Warwick Department of Economics professor with the Centre...

We are absolutely delighted to welcome the following eighteen new scholars to our Department. They will be joining our Faculty this summer:

Seventy years ago this week the world looked unspeakably grim. In his blog, Professor Mark Harrison looks back at three decisive WW2 battles that caused turn...

The Carroll Round, the annual conference of the world's top undergraduate economics students, selected three University of Warwick Department of Economics sc...

How much can one country squeeze out of another? Professor Mark Harrison examines in his blog.

Speaking at the University of Warwick on 24 May, noted economist Ariel Rubinstein, knit together neuroscience, game theory, wariness over beguiling scientifi...

In the Guardian's University guide published on Tuesday 22 May, Warwick Economics Department was ranked 4th overall in the subject league table for Economics.

Laurence J. Kotlikoff, a Boston University economist who is seeking a third-party nomination as a candidate for President of the United Sates, will present a...

Writing in the Financial Times, University of Warwick economics professor Marcus Miller and emeritus professor of political economy Robert Skidelsky analyse ...

Professor Mark Harrison marks the anniversary of the celebrated Dam Busters' raid of 16th-17th May 1943, when the RAF's 617 Squadron flew into history by usi...

Professor Mark Harrison features on the Guardian’s live Q&A career session

The Guardian highlights Warwick Professor Kimberley Scharf’s blog on the government's proposed cap on tax relief for charitable contributions as one of...

Ken Binmore - one of the world’s leading game theorists, a founder of the modern economic theory of bargaining, and a pioneer of experimental economics...

An article in the Chicago Tribune cites research by Warwick Economics Professor Andrew Oswald exploring happiness and wealth.

Tim Harford writes his latest Undercover Economist column about research by Christopher Woodruff, University of Warwick Department of Economics professor. Th...

Warwick Economics Professor Mark Harrison has been awarded the Russian National Prize for Applied Economics in recognition of research that filled the last r...

Research by Professor Andrew Oswald finds a link between upbeat personalities and earnings.

Fifteen undergraduate students based in the Economics department have successfully secured the 2011/12 URSS bursary. Applications were of a very high standar...

The painful aftermath of the financial crisis in the UK has revealed the flaws of monetary policy as a lone policy lever for the complex task of economic rec...

Professor Mike Waterson has found supermarkets are making price-cuts of 1p to mask other price increases.

New Research by University of Warwick Economists

Lord Robert Skidelsky, author, columnist and analyst of contemporary political and economic issues, returns to the University of Warwick Department of Econom...

We are delighted to announce that the second of our Distinguished Visitor lectures this year will be David Miles, a macroeconomist who has a distinguished re...

Nicholas Crafts, University of Warwick professor of economic history, is among a select group of eminent academic and business experts recently selected by B...