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  • Photo of couple managing their finances

    Financial struggle connected to neighbourhoods

    Prof. Sarah Brown's research investigates the association between repayment behaviour at the household level and neighbourhood ties.

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    Olivia Wills G20 summit

    Olivia Wills was one of a team of University of Sheffield students that worked as Policy Analysts at the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey in November 2015.

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    2015 Knoop Lecture Vince Cable

    Former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable laid down his analysis of Britain’s current economic state.

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    Vocational Training: Adding Value to the UK Economy

    Economists at the University of Sheffield are playing a pivotal role in discovering which vocational training courses add the biggest value to the UK economy.

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    New academic staff join the Department of Economics

    Two new academic staff joined the Department of Economics this new academic year Dr Mark Bryan and Dr Eugenia Vella.

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    Policy Challenges for the UK Economy

    Professor Tim Besley gave a very current lecture at the second Institute for the Economic Analysis of Decision-making (InstEAD) Annual Lecture on Tuesday 6 October 2015.

    Categorised under: InstEAD and Events

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    New Head of Department

    Professor Peter Wright is the new Head of the Department of Economics from September 2015.

    Categorised under: Internal and Appointments

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    Research into Assessing Healthcare Development

    Two researchers from the Department of Economics have secured a research grant to develop a new health framework to better assess countries’ development in health.

    Categorised under: Research

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    Austerity and Wellbeing in Europe

    Two researchers from the Department of Economics have been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant to better understand the causal effects of austerity measures on the psychological wellbeing and mental health of individuals across Europe.

    Categorised under: Research and InstEAD

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    European Economics Association Conference 2015

    Four researchers from the Department of Economics will present at this year’s European Economics Association Conference in Mannheim starting 24 August 2015.

    Categorised under: Research

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    Summer Graduation 2015

    The Department of Economics said farewell to its final year undergraduate students and honoured outstanding students of the class of 2015 at this year’s graduation reception.

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    Educational Choices in Further and Higher Education

    The Institute for the Economic Analysis of Decision-making (InstEAD) workshop Educational Choices in Further and Higher Education held on the 23 June 2015 received some very positive feedback.

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    Double Fellowship award for Economics Researcher

    Dr Bert Van Landeghem of the Department of Economics has recently been awarded two prestigious Fellowships, the first from Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) and the second from the University of Sheffield’s Vice Chancellor’s Fellowships (VCF).

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    The beautiful mind of a genius: from bananas to revolutionary theories

    Dr Ian Gregory-Smith, Lecturer in Economics at the University of Sheffield, comments on the impact of mathematician John Nash's work.

    Categorised under: Media

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    Ha-Joon Chang: why pluralism in economics is important

    Dr Ha-Joon Chang gave a lecture on why pluralism in economics is important at the organised by the student Alternative Thinking for Economics Society.