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

'The father' of growth theory on the links between innovation, growth and social mobility

  • Published Date: 18 May 2015

Philippe Aghion of Harvard University - 'the father' of growth theory - speaks with John Van Reenen of the LSE's Centre for Economic Performance about... Read more

Inequality - What to do about it?

  • Published Date: 18 May 2015

 Inspired by Hugh Dalton’s 1920 study of how to measure inequality, an EJ special anniversary session discussed frontier research on income... Read more

Inequality and Innovation: The Balancing Act

  • Published Date: 18 May 2015

Fixing inequality should not come at the expense of innovation - as innovation is essential for growth and social mobility, argues Philippe Aghion.... Read more

On Econometrics

  • Published Date: 17 May 2015

 Koen Jochmans of Sciences Po speaks to Mark Thoma about his research and winning the Sargan Prize for outstanding research in the Econometric... Read more

Buying, Selling and Efficiency

  • Published Date: 16 May 2015

Efficiency matters! It can make the economy better off. Understanding efficiency in manufacturing and retail markets can help guide policy, according... Read more

STUDENTS BEWARE! If you rely too much on your classmates, you all suffer.

  • Published Date: 15 May 2015

 Today the RES launches a short video we think you and other teachers will love - and of course students. 'Why You Shouldn't Copy In Class'... Read more

Keynes, The Economic Journal and austerity

  • Published Date: 11 May 2015

John Pencavel discusses the influence and relevance of JM Keynes to today's austerity debate at the RES Conference 2015 - view here.  John... Read more

Innovation plays a key role in generating both higher top income inequality and greater social mobility

  • Published Date: 07 May 2015

Innovation plays a key role in generating both higher top income inequality and greater social mobility, according to research by Philippe Aghion... Read more

Equivalence scales versus indifference scales, at the RES Conference, Pierre-André Chiappori (Columbia University)

  • Published Date: 05 May 2015

Delivering the 2015 Hahn lecture, Pierre-André Chiappori discusses the widespread use of equivalence scales to compare welfare across individuals and... Read more

Econometrics of Matching - Videos Now Available

  • Published Date: 28 April 2015

“Econometrics of Matching” was the focus of the The Econometrics Journal Special Session at the 2015 Royal Economic Society Conference in... Read more

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