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The Department of Economics at the University of Warwick congratulates Nicholas Crafts on being named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in...

Dr Dean Garratt is recommending some financial cautious this Christmas to UK households, fearing consumers could be gripped by an exaggerated confidence in t...

The results of the highly anticipated 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) were announced on Thursday 18 December. The Department of Economics at The Uni...

On Tuesday 9 December Professor Andrew Oswald gave a lecture ahead of the Nobel Prize Ceremony in Stockholm.

Three undergraduate students in the Department of Economics have had their work published in the Undergraduate Economic Review. Sven Hoeling, Lewis Gugeon an...

On 3 December, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered the autumn statement, unveiling a financial package he hopes will convince voters t...

The Department of Economics, alongside other departments from the University of Warwick, have been successful in a joint bid for a Leverhulme Doctoral Traini...

Professor Andrew Oswald will be joining Nobel Laureates tomorrow for the Nobel Week Dialogue. The topic being covered is ageing and you will be able to watch...

Dr Dean Garratt discusses housing in response to The Autumn Statement.

To support World AIDS Day, Warwick UNICEF on Campus organised a range of activates and events last week, as part of the World AIDS Awareness Project (WAAP) t...

Research by Dr. Michael McMahon referenced in a speech by Chief Economist of the Bank of England.

New research by Claire Crawford shows poorer students do not fare as well at University.

Thomas Wilson, a Philosophy, Politics and Economics student at the University of Warwick, has been awarded a Scholarship for Excellence.

University graduates who went to independent schools earn more than their peers from state schools, new Warwick research shows.

World-renowned Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale University lectures on ‘The Structure and Function of Human Social Networks’.

Universal preschool for three-year-olds is expensive and only leads a small number of women into work, research shows.

Three Department of Economics students among student prize winners

Upcoming event gives students the chance to continue the debate.

An article by Professor Andrew Oswald has been featured on the Times Higher Education website, examining the current state of the social sciences.

Professor Kimberley Scharf from the Department of Economics has been looking at whether there is a formula for the ‘perfect ask’ in online fundra...

Michael Waterson, Professor of Industrial Economics, writes for The Conversation.

On Monday 29th September 2014, the Department of Economics hosted its annual Question Time event.

On Monday 29th September 2014, the Department of Economics hosted its annual Question Time event.

Registration is still open for the 2014 Warwick Economics Question Time, but there are also other ways in which you can engage and join the debate.

An academic from the Warwick Department of Economics has been invited to participate in an event at the Royal Society of Medicine in London this evening.

The Department is proud to announce that Economics at Warwick has been ranked top of the specialist subject table for Economics in The Times and The Sunday T...

We are pleased to report that The University of Warwick has been declared University of the Year 2015 by the Times and Sunday Times newspapers, as well as ri...

A Warwick Department of Economics PhD candidate has received an award for his paper at the 31st SUERF Colloquium, which recently took place at Bocconi Univer...

Following on from our hugely successful inaugural event last year, the Warwick Department of Economics Question Time is returning on Monday 29 September, giv...

The Department of Economics' Professor Mark Harrison recently published a blog post entitled 'The Carswell Effect: Dishonour and War'.

Hitesh Pankhania, a Department of Economics graduate from The University of Warwick is about to undertake a yearlong charity cycling journey.

The schedule for The Warwick Economics Dissertation Colloquium 2014, a one day conference style event, has now been confirmed and will be taking place on Mon...

How prepared were the Great Powers for war in 1914? Too often, this question has been answered by pointing to expectations of a short war, and to muddle and ...

The Department would like to congratulate all of our new undergraduates who have achieved their results and gained a place on one of our Economics courses. W...

The Department has achieved truly excellent results in the National Student Survey results for 2014. We have exceeded our overall student satisfaction score ...

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has awarded The Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE), �3.5 million to continue...

Scientists develop mathematical equation that can predict momentary delight: Professor Andrew Oswald comments on new study on BBC News.

New research by Dr Michael McMahon into central bank transparency has appeared in The Economist this week.

The Department of Economics welcomed students to its inaugural Summer School on Sunday 20 July 2014 and we are now firmly in the second week. Here are some o...

On 22 July, Siobhan Benita, the Department of Economics’ Chief Policy and Strategy Officer and co-Director of the Warwick Policy Lab spoke at an Instit...

On Saturday 19 July, Warwick Economics students received their degrees alongside honorary graduates Julie Meyer (MBE) and Dorothy Wilson (MBE). More than 700...

Congratulations to everyone graduating from the Department of Economics on Saturday 19th July 2014! For the first time, we are having an exclusive Graduation...

New research by the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick suggests that some nationalities are more genetically inclined toward happiness.

Dennis Novy, Associate Professor of Economics, has been named a winner of the University of Warwick’s Research Impact and Public Engagement Awards. The...

The Department is happy to announce that James Massey’s nomination for a Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence for Postgraduate Research Students (WATE...

Preterm infants admitted to high-volume neonatal units are far less likely to die compared to those admitted to low-volume units, new research shows.

We are pleased to announce that Rocco D’Este, a 4th year PhD student in the Department of Economics has secured one of the small number of places avail...

Prof. Mark Harrison marks the centenary of the beginning of World War I with an examination of its lessons for contemporary society – and how they remain widely misunderstood.

How well students perform in their GCSEs plays a pivotal role in whether they go to university and how well they do once they are there, research by Warwick&...

The Department of Economics is delighted to have been ranked 3rd for Economics in the UK in the recent Guardian University Guide for 2015 which was released this week.

If you have won the lottery, or if you plan to do so, please keep reading this column. The information is vital not just to your happiness but also to the pr...

China and Russia (represented by the Russian state oil major Gazprom) have signed a deal that will supply China with gas worth up to $400 billion over 30 yea...

BCUR promotes undergraduate research for all disciplines and meets each Spring at a different British university.

We are delighted to announce that Abhishek Ananth, a final Year Economics student has been judged to be the best overall presenter at the British Conference ...

Three of the Department's PhD students and two of our Assistant Professors have been invited to attend the highly prestigious Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting h...

The Department is delighted to announce that Professor Ben Lockwood has been invited join the programme committee for the 2015 Econometric Society World Cong...

Theodore Koutmeridis, a 2013 PhD graduate of the University of Warwick Department of Economics, has won the Cairncross Prize, given annually by the Scottish ...

The Department is delighted to announce that three of our PhD students have been awarded One-Year Junior Fellowships from the Royal Economic Society. Rocco D...

The National Student Survey closes on Wednesday 30th April 2014 and we just wanted to let you know the Department has now achieved a response rate of 79.70% ...

Economics is everywhere and it can be used to explain many aspects of everyday life. That is why everyone should have a basic understanding of the discipline!

The Warwick Laksh Project team are holding a quiz night, 6pm on 8 May at the Barn, Cryfield Farm House. The quiz will be a fun way for people to help raise f...

Increasing the cap on tuition fees has raised more money for universities by increasing contributions from students.

"Surveillance is not an end in itself. It has a purpose. In a free society the purpose of surveillance should be to protect the way we live, including our pr...

Research by Assistant Professor Claire Crawford on the UK’s university tuition policies (available here) is receiving widespread media attention.

We are almost at the end of the National Student Survey period and we just wanted to let you know the Department has now achieved a response rate of 77.3% an...

Most graduates will still be paying off student loans into their 50s, new research shows.

The Department is delighted to announce that four of our PhD students have been nominated for a 2014 teaching excellence award. The WATEPGR recognises and re...

Increased education led to the reduced role of churches in society, new research from German history shows.

New research gives insights into the often hidden world of tax evasion

Economic research illuminates why the inexperienced outsider often holds voter appeal

A subtle form of self-deception leads us to believe that others are like us in many respects even when they are not.

New members of independent monetary policy-making bodies signal their toughness on inflation by acting like hawks when they begin the job, but their dovish side comes out with more experience.

Mark Harrison dicusses a story he began to write a long time ago, but never finished until now. It tells how it happened that in 1976 he published a 20,000-w...

The forthcoming election, it seems, will be fought mainly on issues of governance and economic performance.

Professor Abhinay Muthoo appeared on BBC Breakfast on 20 March to provide an expert reaction to the Budget. The interviews were conducted live on location wi...

There is good news for George Osborne as he approaches his latest budget speech.

Since the NSS opened, 71% of students based in Economics have now responded. This compares to 70% as of this time last year, and 59% for Warwick as a wh...

Right Reverend James Jones, the former Bishop of Liverpool, will be giving the fourth talk of the Economics 360 lecture series on Tuesday 11th March, 6-7pm i...

The British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) has recently accepted an abstract by first year economics undergraduate, Nabila Kauser. The Conferenc...

Alexander Stevenson, author of 'The Public Sector: Managing the Unmanageable', will be giving the third talk of the Economics 360 lecture series on Tuesday 2...

Warwick India Forum 2014: A Resurgence attempts to make sense of the dramatic changes the country has undergone in the last few years. With a stumbling econo...

Following on from the success of last year's Question Time event, the department is holding a further event for students to continue the debate on Tuesday 18...

Following on from the success of last year's event, the Warwick Summer Workshop in Economic Growth 2014 will give researchers the opportunity to learn about ...

The National Student Survey invites all final year undergraduate students to reflect on their student experience over their time here at the University of Wa...

Faisal Islam, economics editor for Channel 4 news, will be giving a talk to our undergraduate students as part of the Economics 360 lecture series on Tuesday...

A new analysis of British lottery winners finds that having more money makes people more right-wing and less egalitarian.

On 30 January 2014, Warwick Economics were delighted to host a visit of Professor Dinesh Singh, the VC of Delhi University in India.

On Friday 24 January, Warwick Economics postgraduate students received their degrees alongside honorary graduate Sir Vernon Ellis. More than 100 graduates, f...

With great sadness, the Department is informed that one of our students, Ming Tsung (Maggie) Cheung, has died following a road traffic accident close to the ...

The Department has arranged a Special Lecture Series for Terms 2 and 3 for all Economics Undergraduates. This lecture series is designed to broaden your educ...

Applications for the first Summer School from the UK's no. 1 Economics department are now being accepted. Be taught by world-leading academics including Andr...

The creation and success of economic clusters need not rely solely upon luck.