Dr Zaki Wahhaj, Reader in Economics at the University of Kent, will join an international research team on a project promoting the production and consumption … Read more
Month: May 2021
Research argues older workers should pay higher taxes than younger workers in US
New research carried out by Professor Miltos Makris with Professor Alessandro Pavan Northwestern University (Illinois, USA) claims that on average workers become more productive over … Read more
Academic Peer Mentoring Applications Are Open!
Do you remember your first few weeks at uni? Getting lost on campus, not knowing where to find your textbooks, or not knowing what events … Read more
Working towards a Year in Industry
On Tuesday 25th May we held our annual year in industry talk for Stage One Economics students run by Dr Penelope Pacheco Lopez, Director of … Read more
The MaGHiC Lecture 2021, delivered by Prof. Kiminori Matsuyama
This year’s annual MaGHiC Lecture will be delivered by Prof. Kiminori Matsuyama (Northwestern University) presenting “A technology gap model of premature deindustrialization” with Ippei Fujiwara. … Read more
New Blood needed in farming.
Professor Sophia Davidova from Kent’s Centre for European Agri-Environmental Studies explains that an intergenerational shift in farming is necessary Following the announcement that the UK … Read more
If the vaccine programme succeeds and society returns to ‘normal’ in the near future, what will economic growth look like?
The Office for National Statistics has estimated that the UK economy has grown by 2.1% in March 2021. Head of School, and Director of MaGHiC, … Read more
Launching ‘Everyday Economics’
Our new Outreach programme, designed by students to teach everyday finances to 16-18 year olds, is ready to roll out through schools across the country. … Read more
Trough to Boom: UK firm creation during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Macroconomics, Growth and History Centre (MaGHiC) preview their quarterly UK Economic Outlook in this NIESR ‘box’. “Business creation is an important indicator to monitor … Read more
Your Economics Society Needs You!
Do you want to improve your networking, time management and organisational skills, whilst also having fun at the same time? If so, it is not too … Read more