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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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02 Jun 2021

RES-GES Webinar on Racial Inequalities

On Monday 21 June, RES and the Government Economic Service (GES) will host a webinar on racial inequalities with Professor Glenn Loury.

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01 Jun 2021

The Black Economist Network: Exploring a PhD in Economics

Stefania Paredes Fuentes, Diversity Champion at the RES, and The Black Economists Network (TBEN) are co-organising a workshop on careers in academia on 16-17 June.

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20 May 2021

RES 2021 Symposium of Junior Researchers

The RES Symposium of Junior Researchers was held online (in partnership with Queen’s University Belfast) on 18 May.

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17 May 2021

RES Presents: The challenges facing the economies of Ireland

RES Presents is being held online on June 15 from 16:30-17:45. This year RES Presents look at ‘Brexit, UK and Ireland’

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13 May 2021

RES AGM 2021

The Annual General Meeting of the Royal Economic Society will be held as a virtual meeting between 26-28 May 2021. The agenda and papers are now available on the RES website.

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12 May 2021

2021 Annual Public Lecture - Why digital is so disruptive

The 2021 RES Annual Public Lecture was held online on May 6, chaired by RES President Dame Carol Propper and delivered by Prof. Diane Coyle CBE.

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29 Apr 2021

Young Economist of the Year Competition launches for 2021

This year’s Young Economist of the Year Essay Competition has now launched, organised by RES in partnership with the Financial Times.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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06 Apr 2021

Covid Academic Support Fund now open for Second Round

Applications are now open for round 2 of RES COVID Academic Support fund, to support members who have been particularly affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on UK universities and academic departments.

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31 Mar 2021

Annual Conference #2021: Plan your schedule

For the 2021 Annual Conference, RES have launched a platform for attendees.

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24 Mar 2021

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office launches Next Generation Economics Competition

The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) is launching the Next Generation Economics Competition to promote diversity in economics.

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16 Mar 2021

Lunchtime Sessions at RES Annual Conference 2021

Mervyn King, Rachel Glennerster and Jean Tirole to speak at inaugural lunchtime chats

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05 Mar 2021

RES Council Election Voting 2021

Voting in the RES Council Elections 2021 now open

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