Masters pre-reading for your course
Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
This book from the winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics write about how economics, when done right, can help us solve the toughest social and political problems of our day.
A collective initiative by the economic research community to answer questions from policy-makers and the public about the economics of the Covid-19 crisis and the recovery.
This website explains very simply what economics is and what economics professionals do. This is a UK initiative to broaden the appeal of economics to potential students, change their perceptions of economics and increase the diversity among economics students.
Webinars and recorded lectures
There are seven recorded presentations from the 2021 Royal Economic Society conference. You may find some of these lectures interesting and useful.
There are a number of short videos by the Royal Economic Society explaining findings from economic research.
Professor James Banks (University of Manchester and Institute for Fiscal Studies) gave a lecture at the University of Sheffield on the problems of the UK's ageing population.
Weekly online events
Attend an online event when it suits you, all year round, as an alternative to an open day.
Every Wednesday, Sheffield Live sessions cover different aspects of University life. You can also meet your department and learn more about studying your subject.