About the Conference

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

2016 Annual Conference

The 2016 Annual Conference will take place on 21-23 March 2016 at the University of Sussex at Brighton.

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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. Conference Reports/Overviews produced by conference rapporteurs and leading economics journalists attending the conference are available here.

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Past Conferences

The 2015 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society was held at The University of Manchester from Monday 30th March to Wednesday 1st April 2015.

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View films and slides from the 2015 RES Conference Keynote Lectures and Special Sessions.

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2016 RES Symposium of Junior Researchers

Following the success of the inaugural Symposium of Junior Researchers at the University of Manchester in 2015, we are pleased to announce the 2nd Symposium of Junior Researchers of the Royal Economic Society. The Symposium will take place on Thursday 24 March 2016 at the University of Sussex, Brighton, on the day after the 2016 RES Annual Conference.

This event is organised by research students for research students and junior researchers, sponsored by the Royal Economic Society. Its objective is 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 about the Symposium is available on the conference webpage:

Watch Online

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 is available now.
Webcasts pre-2012 are available on the RES website.

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Latest films from the Conference

The latest films from the Conference are available on the RES YouTube channel.

Members Conference Rates

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

Financial Assistance for PhD Students

All PhD students who are members of the RES (regardless of their nationality) and are not in full time employment can apply to the RES for financial support to assist with conference attendance.