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.
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.
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.
The Society invites applications for various roles.
On Monday 21 June, RES and the Government Economic Service (GES) will host a webinar on racial inequalities with Professor Glenn Loury.
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.
The RES Symposium of Junior Researchers was held online (in partnership with Queen’s University Belfast) on 18 May.
RES Presents is being held online on June 15 from 16:30-17:45. This year RES Presents look at ‘Brexit, UK and Ireland’
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.
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.
This year’s Young Economist of the Year Essay Competition has now launched, organised by RES in partnership with the Financial Times.
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.
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.
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.
The RES has made awards totalling over £150k following the first round of applications to its COVID Academic Support fund.
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.
For the 2021 Annual Conference, RES have launched a platform for attendees.
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) is launching the Next Generation Economics Competition to promote diversity in economics.
Mervyn King, Rachel Glennerster and Jean Tirole to speak at inaugural lunchtime chats
Voting in the RES Council Elections 2021 now open