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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

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • 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.

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • 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.

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

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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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    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

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    Royal Economics Society Annual Conference 2016

    Staff from the Department of Economics were invited to present their research at the Royal Economics Society Annual Conference in Brighton 2016.

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    Blog post: Why do growing economies continue to pollute the environment?

    In this new post Dr Eugenia Vella and her co-authors attempt to explain why fast-growing economies an end up polluting the environment, despite experiencing technological progress that could have been used to generate revenues for cleaning the environment.

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    Cricket World Cup organisers warned thrashings are killing One Day Internationals

    A new study from the Department of Economics and colleagues at Nottingham University Business School has cast fresh doubt on the future of One-Day International cricket by revealing the key drivers behind spectators’ dwindling enthusiasm for the format.

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    Engaging students with Alternative Economics

    The Alternative Economics student society at the University of Sheffield is leading on a series of events to promote student engagement in the economics discpline.

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    Steve McIntosh promoted to Professor of Economics

    Steve McIntosh has recently been promoted to Professor of Economics in recognition of his contribution to the discipline here at the University of Sheffield.

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    Health burden of the daily commute

    Research involving Prof. Jennifer Roberts measures the burden of commuting on health and well-being.