Read the latest news and features from the RES, including The Economic Journal and The Econometrics Journal.

Model Selection and Inference Webcasts Now available

  • Published Date: 25 April 2016

As part of the 2016 Royal Economic Society Annual Conference at the University of Sussex at Brighton, two presentations on Model Selection and... Read more

RES PhD Meetings & Job Market 3-4 January 2017

  • Published Date: 08 April 2016

The RES organises two-days of Postgraduate meetings in London each January. The next meeting & Jobmarket will take place on 3-4 January 2017 at... Read more

Coverage of the RES Conference 2016 - watch online

  • Published Date: 08 April 2016

2016 Conference footage is available now including plenary sessions on Brexit and Minimum Wages: Brexit?: On 23 June, the British public will vote on... Read more

Why the minimum wage worked - Alan Krueger at the RES Conference

  • Published Date: 31 March 2016

 Why the minimum wage worked – Alan Krueger interviewed – plus discussion of the RES special session in a Vox column. Watch Alan Krueger's... Read more

Thank you Karen Mumford and Welcome Silvana Tenreyro to the RES Womens Committee

  • Published Date: 30 March 2016

The new Chair of Women's Committee, Silvana Tenreyro (LSE) takes over from Karen Mumford (York) this week. The 10th Gender Survey of Academic... Read more

The Economic Journal 2016 Prize Winners

  • Published Date: 24 March 2016

We are delighted to announce this year’s prize winners. Austin Robinson Memorial Prize Awarded to the best paper published in The Economic Journal in... Read more

UK PRODUCTIVITY: The impact of lost jobs

  • Published Date: 23 March 2016

Involuntary job separations (firings or redundancies) can explain more than a quarter of the UK's productivity puzzle, according to research by... Read more

APP-TENTION SEEKING: Trivial updates can boost downloads

  • Published Date: 23 March 2016

 Developers of mobile applications use trivial updates to bring more attention to their products. That is the main finding of research by Stefano... Read more

WOMEN, WAGES AND HOUSEWORK: How closing the gender pay gap splits chores more evenly

  • Published Date: 23 March 2016

Eliminating the gender gap in wages would lead to married women doing much less housework. That is one of the findings of research by Alexandros... Read more


  • Published Date: 23 March 2016

 House prices fall when Housing Benefit is cut. That is the central finding of research by Nils Braakmann and Stephen McDonald, to be presented... Read more

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