Third-year students Tanya Sengupta and Tapasya Bhandari, psychology and economics undergraduates respectively, share this perspective on their home country’s current battle to raise awareness and … Read more
Tag: Covid 19
Have Social Distancing Measures Led to an Increase in Inequality in Latin America and The Carribean?
PhD candidate from the School of Economics Werner Pena has had a paper entitled ‘The Distributional Consequences of Social Distancing on Poverty and Labour Income … Read more
Understanding how political dynasties and religious conflict in India impacts the spread of Covid 19.
As the Corona death toll rises in India, new Leverhulme grant enables Anirban Mitra to continue this important research. Dr Anirban Mitra has been awarded … Read more
March News Roundup
March marked the one-year anniversary since the first lockdown and while we’re still not back together in person yet, it’s been a rich time for … Read more
Lockdown Anniversary; an overview of firm creation in the UK during the pandemic.
Kent economists have been measuring new businesses registered in the UK over the year, this commemorative film charts their results over the three lockdowns. Today … Read more
Effects of COVID-19: a gender perspective
Irma Clots-Figueras takes part in important panel discussion around Covid 19 and its impact on Women. The Covid 19 pandemic has produced, in addition to … Read more
Research foresees an end to deregulated competitive public transport
Research from Kent’s School of Economics predicts an end to deregulated competitive pubic transport in the UK as a consequence of Covid-19 social distancing measures leading to … Read more
February News Roundup
In a month where the government gave us hope of a return to “normality,” here is a summary of what has been going on in … Read more
Finding Opportunities in Difficult Circumstances
Year in Industry student Tayla-Leigh Dos Santos decided to see her placement year amid a global pandemic ‘as an opportunity’ and has been retained by … Read more
‘We must also be aware of a potential economic downturn whilst we wait for the vaccine to arrive.’
In response to the news of the Pfizer vaccine being announced, Miltos Makris, Professor of Economics, explains the potential for this to lead to an economic downturn. … Read more