Media briefings

We produce media briefings summarising the latest economic research findings presented at our Annual Conference and published in each issue of The Economic Journal.  If you have any queries about any of our media briefings please contact our Communications and Engagement Manager Barry Watts on 07977837804.

Barry Watts

Communications and Engagement Manager | bwatts@res.org.uk

Barry manages all our communication and engagement activities and is the main point of contact for the media and other organisations. He has a background in working in politics and with the press. Please contact him if you want to receive our media briefings covering articles from The Economic Journal.

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06 Feb 2019

MORE SIBLINGS LEADS TO LESS EDUCATED CHILDREN: evidence from the industrial revolution

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06 Feb 2019

THE IMPACT OF SHIFTS IN MARKET SENTIMENTS ON ECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS: Evidence for the United States economy 1960-2016

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06 Feb 2019

BENEFITS OF BANKING COMPETITION: Evidence from the UK’s 1971 reform

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06 Feb 2019

FIRM GROWTH CUTS CORRUPTION: Evidence from Vietnam

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06 Feb 2019

CONSUMER SENTIMENT AND ECONOMIC ACTIVITY: Evidence from US states on the impact of ‘animal spirits’

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06 Feb 2019

COMMUNICATION AMONG VOTERS BENEFITS THE MAJORITY PARTY: New evidence from controlled laboratory experiments

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06 Feb 2019

GENDER DIFFERENCES IN COMPETITIVENESS: Evidence from China

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06 Feb 2019

THE IMPACT OF THE FIRST WOMEN JURORS ON COURTROOM DECISIONS

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06 Feb 2019

LINKS BETWEEN CHINA’S SKEWED SEX RATIO AND RISING CRIME

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06 Feb 2019

CHOICE OF UNIVERSITY SUBJECT & LATER LIFE OUTCOMES: Italian evidence

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07 Jan 2019

THE LOSS OF TALENT THROUGH EMIGRATION: a study of Denmark

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07 Jan 2019

INCENTIVE PAY: Helping to equalise access to information in rural India

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07 Jan 2019

REDUCING VIOLENT CRIME LINKED TO DRUGS: New evidence of the powerful impact of US medical marijuana laws

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07 Jan 2019

TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE AND THE LABOUR MARKET: Higher pay encourages automation of low-wage jobs – but new employment opportunities emerge for those workers

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07 Jan 2019

THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL NETWORKS ON STUDENT OUTCOMES AND BEHAVIOUR: Evidence from Israel

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07 Jan 2019

HOW FINANCIAL MARKETS HURT THE REAL ECONOMY: New US evidence

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07 Jan 2019

NATION-BUILDING THROUGH COMPULSORY EDUCATION: Evidence from the age of mass migration

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07 Jan 2019

EXPLAINING DIFFERENCES IN INDIVIDUALS’ HEALTH: A new theory

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07 Jan 2019

TACKING SOCIAL EXCLUSION: Evidence from Chile

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07 Jan 2019

IMPOSING GENDER EQUALITY CAN INCREASE WOMEN’S COMPETITIVENESS: Evidence from China

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07 Jan 2019

FIXED EXCHANGE RATES MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO COME OUT OF A CRISIS

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07 Jan 2019

BENEFITS OF GIVING BANK ACCOUNTS TO POOR RURAL HOUSEHOLDS: New evidence from Kenya

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07 Jan 2019

HOW QUANTITATIVE EASING AFFECTS BOND YIELDS: Evidence from Switzerland

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