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The RES distributes Media Briefings summarising new economic research findings presented at its annual conference and published in each issue of The Economic Journal. Media briefings are also distributed in connection with other RES events and activities, such as the Annual Public Lecture and the Policy Lecture series.

To display media briefings for the current and past years, please click on the year selectors above.

Annual Conference Reports/Overviews produced by conference rapporteurs, leading economics journalists attending conference, are also available.

If you would like to receive these briefings via email, please contact RES Media Consultant, Romesh Vaitilingam, on +44-7768-661095 (email: romesh@vaitilingam.com).

Featured Media Briefings

FOR LOVE OR REWARD? Experimental evidence on the economics of gift-giving to parents by their adult children

FOR LOVE OR REWARD? Experimental evidence on the economics of gift-giving to parents by their adult children Gifts to elderly parents from their adult... More

POST-9/11 BACKLASH AGAINST MUSLIMS REDUCED ASSIMILATION

POST-9/11 BACKLASH AGAINST MUSLIMS REDUCED ASSIMILATION The increase in hate crimes against Muslim immigrants after the 9/11 terrorist attacks led to... More

MIDLIFE CRISIS: Evidence that human wellbeing hits a low point in our early 40s

MIDLIFE CRISIS: Evidence that human wellbeing hits a low point in our early 40s People’s life satisfaction follows a U-shape through the life cycle,... More

HUNGER IN CHILDHOOD CAN LEAD TO ADULT OBESITY: Evidence from post-war Germany

We can never fully escape our childhood experiences, both good and bad. This old axiom receives dramatic new confirmation in research published in the... More

HIGHLY EDUCATED AMERICAN WOMEN NO LONGER HAVE FEWER KIDS

Since the turn of the millennium, highly educated women in the United States have had higher fertility rates than women with intermediate levels of... More