Easter Training School

Media, Political Economy and Development

Eliana La Ferrara, Invernizzi Chair in Development Economics at Bocconi University 

Monday 29 March - Friday 2 April (3pm - 6.30pm)

Our annual training school, supported by the ESRC, provides advanced training to enhance the understanding of current economic issues.  This year the school will explore the economics of media: political influence on the media, media bias, political accountability, advertising, social media and the impacts of entertainment media.

Due to COVID-19 the Royal Economic Society will be hosting the 2021 event online, applications for 2021 have now closed.  For more information please email events@RES.org.uk.



Easter Training School 2021 will be an online event.

Programme/Target Group

The RES Easter School is intended for advanced postgraduate students doing doctoral research, (but younger lecturers and postdoctoral researchers are also welcome) and economists in research and policymaking institutions, who have approximately three to five years experience since initial graduation.

It enables study and discussion with an internationally recognised expert in the topic over the three days of the course. 

Finance procedures

Participants from academic departments do not pay a fee for attendance, but non-university applicants each pay £1000. Accommodation and meals will be provided for the duration of the course, however travel expenses must be covered by the applicant or their university.


If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the Easter School, please email resoffice@res.org.uk


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