About the Conference

Richard Blundell, RES President 2010-2013, introduces the RES Annual Conference

Past Conferences

The 2015 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society was held at The University of Manchester from Mon 30th March to Wed 1st April 2015. Full details

View films and slides from the keynote lectures and special sessions at the RES Conference 2015

View details of other past conferences


The RES YouTube Channel hosts short video interviews and webcasts of RES Lectures from 2012 onwards. Follow @EJ_RES for alerts to new video content.

2015 Conference footage now available on RES YT

Webcasts pre 2012 are available on the RES website.

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2016 Annual Conference

The 2016 Annual Conference will take place on 21-23 March 2016 at the University of Sussex at Brighton. More details will follow when they become available.

Inaugural Symposium of Junior Researchers

The RES sponsored a separate Inaugural Symposium of Junior Researchers which took place on Thu 2nd April 2015 at The University of Manchester to bring together students at all stages of their theses and foster discussion and dissemination of doctoral research in all areas of economics. Further information and guidelines

Financial Assistance for PhD Students

All PhD students who are members of the Royal Economic Society (regardless of their nationality) and are not in full time employment can apply to the RES for financial support to assist with conference attendance. This application is made via the attached claim form. Applicants will also be required to supply receipts to support the claim. More information

No guarantee can be given about the level of support for individual applicants.

Media Briefings

The RES distributes media briefings summarising new economic research findings presented at its annual conference and published in each issue of The Economic Journal Annual. Conference Reports/Overviews produced by conference rapporteurs, leading economics journalists attending conference, are also available here.

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Latest films from the Conference

RES Members discounted Conference rates

RES members pay reduced conference fees. Membership is available ata variety of rates for online, print and student/retired membership. See Membership Benefits and Join Here.