Welcome to the Royal Economic Society

The RES is a learned society and membership organization founded in 1890 to promote economics.  We publish two major journals, the Economic Journal and the Econometrics Journal, and organize events including an annual conference.  We encourage excellence, diversity and inclusion in all activities.  The RES welcomes new members and seeks to represent the interests of economists in all areas of the discipline and all parts of the world. (More)


What’s new

16 Apr 2021

#RES2021 in the Media

The RES 2021 Annual Conference included 130 sessions drawing speakers and delegates from across the world. A number of sessions and papers were covered in the media during and after the conference.

RES news

15 Apr 2021

#RES2021: Conference sessions now available on demand

For participants who missed or wish to re-watch a special session or keynote lecture, they can be viewed on demand via the Conference platform.

RES news

12 Apr 2021

Government Economic Service employees become RES members

The Royal Economic Society and the Government Economic Service have announced a new partnership where economists working in departments across HM Government will become RES members.

RES news

08 Apr 2021

RES COVID Academic Support fund: Awards for first funding round

The RES has made awards totalling over £150k following the first round of applications to its COVID Academic Support fund.

RES news