February News Round Up

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Economics is Everywhere and so are our Economists -Threadneedle St, Times Square, Belgium, Bangladesh, Milton Keynes… Catch up with our economists in the wild in our Monthly RoundUp.

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  • Year-In student Tom Hulks was features on Morgan Stanley’s Times Square billboard in New York!🗽 Read our quick-fire interview with Hot-Shot Hulks here.

The Meaning of Everything

  • InQuire student newspaper’s Nathan Collins-Cope reports on the return of Kent alumnus and Bank of England Senior Economic Advisor

Econ students in the wild

  • We caught up with our placement students, and as usual, our students are excelling and making the most of their experiences.
  • Managing risk at Volkswagen Financial Services… here’s Nathan Arbuckle.

Calling All Econometricians!

  • We’re looking for a Senior Lecturer in Econometrics (Teaching and Research) and welcome applications from candidates with a strong research and teaching potential at all levels up to PhD in the area of Econometrics. Join us!

The UK: ‘Fat Man of Europe’

  • Dr Adelina Gschwandtner discussed the economic impact of chronic health issues associated with obesity, which has trebled in the UK over the last 30 years on BBC Radio Kent. Listen here 

Watch out for:

  • As part of our Inspirational Speaker Series, we are delighted to host political activist and Kent alumna Aba Amoah. Join us on Wednesday 8th March!
  • Marriage or Mortgage? Professor Zaki Wahhaj speaks on Marriage Decisions in Low-Income Countries next in his HSS Inaugural Lecture, Friday 10 March. Focussing on research from Burkina Faso, Ghana, India, Belgium, Turkey and research in Bangladesh which you can watch here