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News for 2015

A recent Warwick Economics student has returned from a three month expedition in the Brazilian Amazon.

Research conducted by Dr Thijs van Rens indicates that low wages are to blame for the lack of workers with science, maths, engineering and technology (STEM) ...

Research by Professor Andrew Oswald on the ‘midlife crisis’ finds that life satisfaction gradually declines from early adulthood to its lowest po...

Greek-born economist Vicky Pryce visited the Department last month to deliver a guest lecture for the Warwick Policy Lab.

Last week an episode of 'The Human Zoo' was broadcast on BBC Radio 4, featuring Dr Eugenio Proto.

Upcoming event gives students the chance to continue the debate.

All ethnic minority groups in England are now, on average, more likely to go to university than their White British peers.

All ethnic minority groups in England are now, on average, more likely to go to university than their White British peers.

Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, recently gave a speech on Britain's EU membership and how it affects the Bank of England.

Dr Roland Rathelot was recently the recipient of an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Transformative Grant.

Lord O’Donnell and Professor Oswald in The Independent on Sunday

Andrew Siu was recently announced as a commendee of the Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence for postgraduate students who teach (WATE PGR).

The first Warwick Policy Lab lecture took place this week, with Sir Nicholas MacPherson visiting campus to discuss the Global Economic and Financial Crisis.

A Warwick Economics student was recently declared winner of the International Atlantic Economics Society Best Undergraduate Paper Award.

We are delighted to announce that Rocco Macchiavello has been recently promoted to Full Professor.

Professor Mike Waterson has been appointed to chair an independent review of Consumer Protection Measures in the Secondary Ticketing Market, which will be pr...

We would like to wish a warm welcome to the new academic staff starting with the Department this academic year.

Yesterday evening, a packed Butterworth Hall played host to the third annual Warwick Economics Question Time.

Yesterday evening, a packed Butterworth Hall played host to the third annual Warwick Economics Question Time.

Share our passion and commitment to excellence, inspirational teaching and research, and lively academic debate.

Share our passion and commitment to excellence, inspirational teaching and research, and lively academic debate.

Dr Mirko Draca, an Assistant Professor in the Department, has won an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Future Leader award to start from January 20...

Dr Dennis Novy has continued to be featured in media discussing the ongoing situation regarding the Greek elections.

Dr Dennis Novy has continued to be featured in media discussing the ongoing situation regarding the Greek elections.

The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2016 league tables were recently announced, with both the Department and the University achieving excellent results.

An MSc Economics graduate from Warwick recently had the opportunity to interview Yale University Nobel Laureate Economist, Robert Shiller.

Two Warwick Economics students have been named as two of the four finalists for the International Atlantic Economic Society's (IAES) Best Undergraduate Paper...

A PhD candidate in the Department of Economics has been looking into how young Greeks have changed their degree choices due to the crash of the economy.

Dr Dennis Novy recently featured in the City A.M. newspaper in an opinion piece arguing whether Alexis Tsipras can survive as Greece’s Prime Minister a...

Christopher Woodruff, Professor of Economics, has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants worth €1.983m.

Earlier this year, two Warwick Economics undergraduate students presented papers at an annual international conference in the United States.

Earlier this year, two Warwick Economics undergraduate students presented papers at an annual international conference in the United States.

The 2015 Warwick Economics Summer School (WESS) got underway on Sunday 19th July, with 150 students arriving on campus from over 30 different countries.

Family, friends and staff gathered on a sunny afternoon on Saturday to celebrate the graduation success of the Class of 2015.

Family, friends and staff gathered on a sunny afternoon on Saturday to celebrate the graduation success of the Class of 2015.

Yesterday, a Competition and Market Authority’s (CMA) report on pricing practices in the grocery market detailed evidence that supermarkets are mislead...

This week is graduation week at The University of Warwick, and on Saturday the Department of Economics is hosting its exclusive graduation ceremony for Econo...

This week is graduation week at The University of Warwick, and on Saturday the Department of Economics is hosting its exclusive graduation ceremony for Econo...

Research on the subject of price comparison websites by a PhD student from the Department has been featured in The Economist.

On Wednesday, George Osborne delivered the first Conservative budget in nearly 20 years. The website, The Conversation, gathered live expert reaction to the ...

Staff from the Department of Economics have recently returned from India after delivering the first ever Pre-University Summer School in Economics and Finance.

Dr Dennis Novy has continued to feature in the media over the recent weeks, delivering his expert advice and opinions on the Greek debt and what it means for...

The Department is pleased to report that the Warwick Economics Society was awarded ‘Best Academic Society’ at the recent Students’ Union So...

With a meeting of Eurozone finance ministers taking place tomorrow to discuss reaching a deal over Greece, Professor Marcus Miller looks at whether game theo...

With a meeting of Eurozone finance ministers taking place tomorrow to discuss reaching a deal over Greece, Professor Marcus Miller looks at whether game theo...

Professor Abhinay Muthoo recently appeared in the BBC’s newly relaunched “Talking Business” global discussion programme discussing capitalism.

Professor Ben Lockwood recently published a working paper and VoxEU column on research around policy making and value-added tax (VAT).

Dr Daniel Sgroi, Associate Professor and CAGE Theme Leader, has received a commendation in the Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence (WATE) 2015.

Dr Daniel Sgroi, Associate Professor and CAGE Theme Leader, has received a commendation in the Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence (WATE) 2015.

Dr Dennis Novy appeared in a TV interview for the US financial news website TheStreet.com yesterday, discussing the ongoing talks between Greece to schedule ...

We are delighted to be ranked second for Economics in the UK by the Guardian Students University Guide 2016.

The 2007 Nobel Prize winning economist, Professor Roger Myerson, visited the Department of Economics earlier this month to give a Warwick Policy Lab lecture ...

Dr Dennis Novy appeared in a live interview with BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire yesterday, discussing comments made by Lord Bamford, chairman of JCB, ...

The National Student Survey (NSS) 2015 closed at the end of last month and as a Department we had a great response from our students.

Siobhan Benita featured on ITV Central News last Friday, discussing the result of the General Election, as well as what it could mean for local businesses.

A second year undergraduate has been selected for an 11 week internship in the Ernst & Young Global Student Experience Program.

A second year undergraduate has been selected for an 11 week internship in the Ernst & Young Global Student Experience Program.

Dr Jonathan Cave recently featured in an article on Reuters, looking at how disputes in the UK steel sector escalated on the eve of the General Election.

The Department of Economics at Warwick is delighted to be ranked 2nd in the subject league table for Economics in the Complete University Guide 2016, an inde...

A PhD student from the Department has been featured on a website that publishes personal finance studies daily to inform users of the latest news and trends.

A PhD student from the Department has been featured on a website that publishes personal finance studies daily to inform users of the latest news and trends.

The first National Student Survey (NSS) 2015 prize draw has been activated, with all final year students in with a chance of winning 1 of 8 tickets to this y...

A Warwick Economics graduate is well into a year-long charity cycling journey from Indonesia to London. Hitesh Pankhania, who studied Philosophy, Politics, a...

A Warwick Economics graduate is well into a year-long charity cycling journey from Indonesia to London. Hitesh Pankhania, who studied Philosophy, Politics, a...

Professor Abhinay Muthoo recently made two TV appearances, discussing economic prospects for the Midlands and the cost of living.

The Department of Economics is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new Assistant Professors who will join the Department for the start of the new ac...

Further responses are still needed to activate the first prize draw for final year students completing The National Student Survey (NSS) 2015.

Further responses are still needed to activate the first prize draw for final year students completing The National Student Survey (NSS) 2015.

Yesterday Head of Department Professor Abhinay Muthoo made an appearance on BBC Coventry & Warwickshire to discuss expectations and predictions for the B...

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...

Earlier this year Dr Kanayo Nwanze, President of The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), visited The University of Warwick to speak as pa...

Dr Natalie Chen recently featured in an article in The Financial Times entitled "Rich economies question faith in power of lower exchange rates".

The response rate for The National Student Survey (NSS) 2015 continues to outperform last year's, but more responses are needed to activate the first prize d...

Dr Michael McMahon recently featured on CNBC, discussing the art of central bank talk and the “language of monetary policy”.

Dr Dennis Novy made live appearances on BBC Breakfast and Sky News last month, discussing the Greek economy and EU negotiations.

Minouche Shafik, Deputy Governor for Markets & Banking at the Bank of England, visited The University of Warwick to deliver a lecture as part of the Warw...

Minouche Shafik, Deputy Governor for Markets & Banking at the Bank of England, visited The University of Warwick to deliver a lecture as part of the Warw...

A study by the Department’s David Ronayne suggests that we could be paying more, whether we use a price comparison website or not and that the existenc...

The National Student Survey (NSS) 2015 opened on the 9th February, and the Department has seen an impressive response rate from final year undergraduate stud...

It is with very fond memories that the Department announces the death of Professor Alec Ford. Alec was a founding member of Warwick’s Department of Eco...

The National Student Survey (NSS) 2015 is now open for final year undergraduate students to have their say on their teaching and learning experience during t...

Clement de Chaisemartin, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, has analysed the effects of French boarding schools of excellence on student ...

Professor Marcus Miller recently joined Nobel prize-winners Joseph Stiglitz and Chris Pissarides, alongside 15 other eminent economists, publishing a letter ...

Last year, a Warwick Economics graduate began a yearlong charity cycling journey. Hitesh Pankhania, who studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) is ...

Alex Brazier, an MSc graduate from the Department of Economics at The University of Warwick has been appointed to the Financial Policy Committee by The Bank ...

Dr Dennis Novy, Associate Professor of Economics, has recently made a number of media appearances discussing the Greece elections and what it means for the E...

The Class of 2014 celebrated their graduation success on Friday 23rd January with an evening drinks reception following their graduation ceremony.

Dr Kanayo Nwanze, President of The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), visited the University of Warwick and gave an engaging and inspiri...

Dr Jonathan Cave has questioned a recent report by Facebook that reports the company boosted the world economy by �150 billion and created 4.5 million ...

Research by Professor Victor Lavy has shown that school choice programs in Israel have shown long-term success and could provide help for education reformers...

Dr Dennis Novy has warned that there is a risk for the UK economy with inflation in the UK on a downward trend as it was confirmed at 0.5% this morning.

Dr Nwanze, President of The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will be delivering a guest lecture, entitled "The Cost of Inaction", at t...