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The annual conference of the Royal Economic Society will be hosted by the Department of Economics from 21-23 March 2016. 


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Department of Economics welcomes new academics

29 September 2015

Five new members of faculty have joined the Department of Economics for the beginning of the 2015/16 academic year. The new appointments are: Dr...

New paper evaluates effectiveness of treatment developed by NGOs for tropical elephantiasis

24 September 2015

Andy McKay (Professor of Development Economics) has co-authored a new paper testing the hypothesis that community-based treatement of podoconiosis...

Sussex economics graduate appointed to Bank of England monetary policy committee

25 August 2015

A Sussex graduate has been appointed to the Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC), which decides the official interest rate of the...

Economics ranked in the top 200 globally (and top 20 nationally) in the latest university ranking: the ARWU

17 August 2015

The department of Economics has been ranked in the top 200 globally, and top 20 nationally in the latest university ranking, the ARWU ranking which...

School of Business, Management and Economics receives full AACSB membership

3 August 2015

Following recent success in obtaining membership of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), it has now been confirmed that the...

Prestigious economics conference to be held at Sussex

23 July 2015

The Department of Economics will host the 2016 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society from Monday 21 to Wednesday 23 March 2016.  The...

Employment success for 2015 economics PhD graduates

20 July 2015

Four PhD students from the Department of Economics awarded doctorates at our July 2015 graduation ceremony have promising careers lined up after...

Sussex economists awarded ESRC-DFID grant for project on female labour in Africa and Asia

16 July 2015

Four Sussex economists have been awarded a grant in an ESRC-DFID competition.

Fact Check: are those with the broadest shoulders bearing the greatest burden?

14 July 2015

Mike Barrow (Economics) tests the chancellor of the exchequer's claims on tax and spending in his latest budget speech.

Sussex economist advises South African government on introduction of a national minimum wage

3 July 2015

“The sky didn't fall in when the UK introduced a national minimum wage,” Sussex economist Prof Richard Dickens has told the South African government.

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