February News RoundUp

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The Kennedy building is back in business! Read about our recent Casino night as well as the upcoming Macro Growth and History Conference hosted at Kent -all the details are here in our February RoundUp.

What Gets an Economist out of Bed in the Morning?

  • Professor of Economics, Irma Clots-Figueras answers our 6 questions from working and living in Kent to the recent challenges technology poses to Economics. Read here.

Undergraduate Life

  • Having studied much of his degree through a global pandemic, including a Year in Industry placement, Stage 3 student Kheireddine Adeyemi is now all about making the most of the resources available to him in his last year of University. Read his experience.
  • To kick off the Spring term the School of Economics co-hosted Casino Night along with The Economics Society and Kent Invest societies. President of the Economics Society, Aliye Osman writes all about it.
  • When people hear part-time work alongside a full-time university course, most respond “How? I could never!” with the assumption that it would be a distraction. Read about Jai’s experience.

Loving that energy!

  • Dr Alex Klein, together with Joan Roses (LSE) and Ryland Thomas and Sally Srinivasan, both from Bank of England, obtained research funding for this ONS project: ‘Regional Inequality and Energy Trends in the UK: A Long-Run Perspective‘. Learn more.

We’re looking forward to…

  • The largest long-running Macro conference in the UK will be taking place, in person, in September hosted by the School of Economics and Macroeconomics, Growth and History Centre (MaGHiC) at the University of Kent, and is inviting submissions. More information.
  • The annual MaGHiC lecture will be delivered by Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln (Goethe University Frankfurt) presenting a paper on: “The Fiscal and Welfare Effects of Policy Responses to the Covid-19 School Closures”. Find out more.


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