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    Deprived neighbourhoods harm GCSE performance

    Children who grow up in deprived neighbourhoods perform worse in their GCSEs according to new research from Dr Emily McDool at the University of Sheffield.

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    Introducing competition in healthcare can improve patient care

    Introducing incentives for providers of healthcare has improved the quality of patient care, was a finding from the research presented by Professor Carol Propper CBE at the Department of Economics 2016 Knoop Lecture.

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    Dr Jolian McHardy wins teaching excellence award

    Senior Lecturer in Economics Dr Jolian McHardy has won a Teaching Excellence in Social Sciences' (TESS) Award for Outstanding Practice in Learning & Teaching.

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    PhD student wins prize for her research into education economics

    Economics PhD student Laura Requena Casado recently received the second prize for the María Jesús San Segundo Award at the Spanish Asociación de Economía de la Educación (AEDE).

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    Research Seminar series 2016-17 launched

    The Department of Economics has announced its research seminars for the first semester of the 2016-2017 academic year.

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  • Photo of Hollie Webb GB women's hockey team

    After her fantastic success with the Team GB Women's Hockey team at the Rio 2016 Olympics, we spoke to alumna Hollie Webb about her time studying and training here at Sheffield, and how it feels to be an Olympic Gold medal winner.

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  • Photo of Hollie Webb GB women's hockey team

    Economics alumna Hollie Webb, scored the winning penalty to help Great Britain's women's hockey team win gold in Rio 2016

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  • Photo of Tim Butcher, Chief Economist for the Low Pay Commission

    Brexit will present significant challenges for the UK's labour market, according to work and pensions experts at a recent conference in Sheffield.

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  • Academics and policy makers will discuss the state of the UK labour market and pensions at the Work, Pensions and Labour Economics Study Group (WPEG) conference on Monday 25 & Tuesday 26 July 2016

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    Panos Nanos and Harry Pickard voted top for teaching by students

    Economics students have voted Dr Panos Nanos as the best economics lecturer and PhD student Harry Pickard as the best economics postgraduate tutor for 2015-2016.

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    Wyn Morgan advises House of Lords

    Professor Wyn Morgan recently gave evidence to the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee on helping to create a more resilient agricultural sector.

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  • In this blog post for the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) Dr Jonathan Perraton writes  that current economic trends suggest the UK may need to be prepared for a period of weak, and potentially zero economic growth.

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    Dr Moreno-Serra wins AEA best policy paper

    Research by Dr Rodrigo Moreno-Serra together with his co-authors received an award for the 2016 best paper in the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.

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    Professor Paul Mosley runs fifteenth Sheffield Half Marathon

    Professor Paul Mosley successfully completed the 2016 Sheffield Half Marathon on Sunday 10 April 2016, raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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    In the blog post for the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) Dr Georgios Efthyvoulou highlights a major new study on the barriers to innovation that face firms from across Europe

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