On May 25 and 26 the Economics Department will host the Bristol Macroeconomics Workshop. The invited presenters work in the areas of quantitative macroeconomics, macro-labour and optimal taxation.

This workshop aims to encourage junior academics to present and obtain feedback from our Search and Matching network. Five senior researchers have been invited to give papers and to select two junior Search and Matching network members to present in their session.

Recent research shows that the east sides of major UK cities have historically been the poorest due to industrial pollution. This has resulted in unequal distribution of social classes across cities that is still evident today.

The 2017 Royal Economic Society Annual Conference will be held at the University of Bristol on 10-12 April 2017.

This is a prestigious event, organised by one of the world's most esteemed economics associations.