The Department of Economics and Social Sciences (ESS), BRAC University invite you to the launch of this inaugural celebration. The Department of Economics and Social … Read more
Lower sex-selective abortion rates in India districts with Muslim legislators
New Irma Clots-Figueras research has found that sex-selective abortion is lower in India districts with a Muslim state legislator, consistent with a higher reported aversion … Read more
Kent Researchers work to improve access to Mobile Financial Services for the Poorest in Bangladesh
This Innovations for Poverty Action project aims to improve access to mobile phone financial services for financial transactions amongst Bangladesh’s vulnerable population. Dr Zaki Wahhaj, … Read more
New Development Economics MSc research placement opportunity in Bangladesh
We launch an exciting new dimension to our Development Economics MSc: enabling students to take advantage of research expertise on economic development in South Asia … Read more
The Division of Human and Social Sciences Hybrid Research Away-Day
The Schools of Economics, Politics and International Relations, Psychology, and Anthropology and Conservation met to discuss their many dynamic research groups, with a view to … Read more
Encouraging millet production and consumption through Women’s Collective Enterprises in India.
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
How do people in India respond differently to leaders of different faiths?
Irma Clots-Figueras collaborates on a paper examining policy effectiveness as a function of leader identity using a series of group experiments involving coordination games to … Read more
The Kent-Sussex Micro Seminars are back for 2021!
The PhD virtual ‘Micro-Seminars’ series co-organized by the University of Sussex and the Development Economics Research Centre at the University of Kent, has returned for … Read more
Preference for male children is declining in Bangladesh
Research from the School of Economics has demonstrated a decline in ‘son preference’ by women of childbearing age in Bangladesh. However, the study also shows that fertility … Read more
Kent signs first Memorandum of Understanding with Bangladesh University
On 14th December 2020, Kent signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding with North South University (NSU) in Bangladesh in an online ceremony to develop … Read more