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We could all be worse off because of price comparison websites

The existence of price comparison websites may be bad for consumers, research by the University of Warwick’s Department of Economics has found. Analyst David Ronayne argues that they may push prices up not down, and that increasing the number of competing comparison sites may exacerbate the problem.

Thu 26 Feb 2015, 10:39 | Tags: Research, Economics

Secrets of a nation’s happiness revealed at Warwick Arts Centre

A happiness economist will be trying to uncover the secrets behind a nation’s wellbeing at a public talk next month.

Fri 17 Oct 2014, 09:44 | Tags: University of Warwick, Talk, Teaching, Economics

£3.5 Million for Centre that uses history to solve global economics problems

The Economic and Social Research Council has awarded The Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE), £3.5 million to continue its research programme for another 5 year term.

Fri 08 Aug 2014, 08:39 | Tags: Economics

Royal Economics Society Fellowships Awarded to Three Economics Students

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

Thu 08 May 2014, 14:02 | Tags: Conference, Students, Awards, Education, Economics

The world of the secret policeman

The truth about how real-life totalitarian secret police go about spying on citizens and shutting down dissent will be uncovered at the University of Warwick next month.

Wed 16 Oct 2013, 10:15 | Tags: Arts Centre, Economics, Campus Life, History

Economist awarded prestigious ERC Starting Grant

Dr Fabian Waldinger has been awarded the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant worth €733,621 to investigate the effect of individual talent on the knowledge economy

Thu 25 Jul 2013, 15:20 | Tags: Awards and Distinctions, Economics, Academic Staff

Global University Summit 2013: Universities and Economic Growth

Global University Summit 2013, hosted by the University of Warwick in London, is due to take place on 28-30 May. Confirmed speakers at the Summit include Sir Richard Lambert, Professor Lord Robert Skidelsky and Sir Michael Barber.

Tue 05 Mar 2013, 15:21 | Tags: Politics, Education, Economics

Warwick Economics Summit 2013

Warwick Economics Summit, the successful international forum run entirely by Warwick students, will return to campus for it's 11th year from February 15 - 17, 2013. The event offers ticketholders the chance to attend talks by a number of high profile speakers, as well as attending educational workshops touching on a range of global issues.

Tue 05 Feb 2013, 14:41 | Tags: Students' Union & Societies, Economics

Breaking the Cycle Through Social Investment

The Big Lottery is funding Addaction and its research partner, the Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research (CEDAR) at the University of Warwick, to conduct a research project, Breaking the Cycle Through Social Investment.


TEDx Warwick 2012

On Saturday 10 March 2012, The University of Warwick will host TEDxWarwick 2012. Taking place from 10am to 6pm in The Arts Centre’s Butterworth Hall, the conference brings together inspirational speakers on the subject of global challenges, organised by University of Warwick students.

Mon 20 Feb 2012, 15:10 | Tags: TEDx, Business, Economics

Warwick Economics Summit tickets available

Warwick Economics Summit 2012 will take place from 17 February until 19 February. Tickets for the student-run international forum are now available for the general public.

Wed 07 Dec 2011, 16:30 | Tags: Economics

The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic

Author of the New York Times best-seller Predictably Irrational, and named by Fortune Magazine as one of the ten new gurus you should know about, Dan Ariely will discuss his inclination towards the study of human behaviour as well as the recent publication of his latest book, The Upside of Irrationality.


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