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Fri 10 Jun, '22 - Sat 11 Jun, '22
9am - 5pm
Warwick Economic Theory Workshop

Runs from Friday, June 10 to Saturday, June 11.

The annual Economic Theory Workshop has been hosted by the Department of Economics at The University of Warwick for the last 10 years and is recognised as one of the top workshops in the world.

Date: Friday 10 – Saturday 11 June 2022
Location: Scarman House, University of Warwick

It provides the opportunity for leading Economic theorists to engage and discuss the latest ideas in economic theory and to foster collaborative research projects.

This event is open to Faculty members and MRes/PhD students from the Department of Economics.

Academic Lead: Professor Bhaskar Dutta

Friday 10 June

09.15

Welcome

09:20-10:20

 

10:20-10:45

 

10:45-11:45

 

11:45-12:45

 
12:45-14:00  

14:00-15:00

 

15:00-16:00

 

16:00-16:30

 
16:30-17:30  
17:30-18:30  
19:30  

Saturday 11 June

09:30-10:30

 

10:30-11:00

11:00-12:00

12:00-13:00

 

13:00-14:15

 

14:15-15:15

15:15-16:15

Registration

To book a place for this event, please complete the registration form. Places are limited so early booking is recommended and the registration form will close once this event has reached full capacity.

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Tue 18 Oct, '22 - Wed 19 Oct, '22
5pm - 7pm
Shape the World Where You Live With Economics
Online

Runs from Tuesday, October 18 to Wednesday, October 19.

If you are a Year 10 or 11 student in the UK and are curious about learning more about what economics actually is, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to find out more. Our free, interactive event will help you gain a better understanding of what economics is and how it helps to solve major global issues such as social inequalities, poverty, health care and climate change.

This three-part event is organised by the Department of Economics and sponsored by the Royal Economic Society.

Dates: Tuesday 18 October - Wednesday 19 October
Start time: 5:00pm (UK Time)
Location: Online (Microsoft Teams Live Event)

Part 1: Tuesday 18 October

Date/Time Session
17:00 - 17:10

Welcome Talk and Introductions

In this introductory session, Dr Lory Barile (Associate Professor and Widening Participation Academic Lead) will introduce you to the exciting subject of Economics.

17:10 - 18:00

Interactive Taster Session

In this interactive session, Dr Lory Barile will deliver a short interactive taster session on 'Hot Stuff: Nudge Theory" which will showcase the relevance of behavioural economics for public policy. This will be followed by a live Q&A where students are encouraged to ask questions about the subject/study of economics.

Part 2: Wednesday 19 October

Time Session
17:00 - 18:00

Your Journey to Economics: From GCSE to University

In this interactive panel discussion event, you will hear from Maths and Economics Teachers discuss what studying these subjects at A-Level will involve and hear a current Warwick economics student and a recent Warwick graduate discuss how the skills they learned at A-Level helped their transition into University. You will also be able to submit your own questions to our panel.

Part 3: Wednesday 19 October

Time Session
18:05 - 18:50

Parents Session

In this session designed for students and parents, our panel of speakers will discuss the various career opportunities for economics graduates; how we prepare students to acquire the right skills and knowledge through the modules they study; what academic and pastoral support students receive and student finance.

18:50 - 19:00

Event Close and Feedback

Registration

Registration for the event is essential. Registrants will receive an email the week of the event containing a link and instructions of how to join. If you have any queries about this event, please email economics.admissions@warwick.ac.uk. 

Please also note that our Widening Participation and Outreach Team are running other events of this kind this term and we will provide details of them on our homepage.

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