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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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Climate Change and its impacts on human welfare

17 November 2015

Professor Tol discusses the impacts of climate change on human welfare.

Professor Peter Dolton elected to Academia Europaea

12 November 2015

Peter Dolton, Professor of Economics, has been elected to the Academy of Europe.

Lecturer in Economics joins Ofsted’s methodology panel

5 November 2015

Dr Iftikhar Hussain has been appointed to a new expert panel advising Ofsted on their inspection methodology.

School of Business, Management and Economics celebrates its diverse community with first annual International Fair

4 November 2015

The School of Business, Management and Economics held a successful fair celebrating our international community in October 2015.  The...

Economic losses from US hurricanes consistent with an influence from climate change

20 October 2015

Professor Richard Tol is co-author of a new paper published in Nature Geo on 19 October 2015 on economic losses from hurricanes in the...

Sussex economics graduate wins Young Scholars Contest with paper on transit in Afghanistan

15 October 2015

Masters of Economics student wins essay regional contest

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...

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