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

18 Jun 2021

Pride in Economics: 29 June

On 29 June at 7pm the Royal Economic Society and Discover Economics are hosting an event to showcase the contribution of LGBTQI+ economists as Pride Month.

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17 Jun 2021

Prof Peter Neary 1950-2021

It is with great sadness that the Royal Economic Society received the news that J. Peter Neary, a former President, has passed away at the age of 71. 

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16 Jun 2021

Queen’s Birthday Honours for Jagjit Chadha, John Kay and Alissa Goodman

The Royal Economic Society congratulates Prof Jagjit Chadha, Prof Alissa Goodman and Prof Jonathan Kay on their awards in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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10 Jun 2021

Vacancies at the Royal Economic Society

The Society invites applications for various roles.

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