Beyond Lectures and Seminars29 November 2018Alvin Birdi (Professor of Economics Education) and Christian Spielmann (Reader in Economics Education) have been interviewed on innovative teaching methods using webinars, podcasts and interactive computer labs.
Celebrating women pioneers27 November 2018Bristol has marked 100 years of women's suffrage with a series of photos celebrating the history of women at the University. The photos, unveiled last week at an event on Women and Equality: the next 100 years, include Mary Paley - a pioneer in economics who was Bristol's first woman lecturer.
Transitions for sustainable consumption after the Paris Agreement22 November 2018The Paris Agreement’s commitment to keep average global temperature change below 1.5℃ recognises that "sustainable lifestyles and sustainable patterns of consumption and production" need to be a part of climate change policy, but their potential has yet to be acted upon.
Senior Lecturer awarded with Best Paper Award6 August 2018Congratulations to Humphrey Bourne, Senior Lecturer in Management who has just been awarded the 2017 Best Paper Award from Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly – the journal that features nonprofits, philanthropy, and voluntarism and their impact on society.
New BSc Marketing for 201918 June 2018Aspiring marketers can now take their first steps towards a career in marketing thanks to our exciting and dynamic new BSc Marketing, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
Economics workshop to see leaders in their field gather in Bristol4 June 2018The second ever Workshop on Economic Policy Interventions and Behaviour will take place this week, bringing together experts from top universities all over Europe, including the Ifo, Munich, INSEAD in Paris, London School of Economics, the University of Copenhagen, IFAU and Uppsala University, Oxford University and Toulouse.
New three-day work shop launched to share knowledge – Python23 May 2018A three-day workshop has kicked off today, bringing together Accounting and Finance academics and PhD students from top universities to share knowledge on Python, a programming language that’s becoming an increasingly important tool for research in the field.
Expert panel meets on NHS management consultants17 May 2018After recent research led by the Management Department concluded that management consultants in the NHS worsen a service already under pressure, an expert panel gathered at Cass Business School on Wednesday 9 May to discuss the matter.
PhD bursaries in Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management1 May 2018The School of Economics, Finance and Management at the University of Bristol is pleased to invite applications for PhD bursaries in Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management. Successful applicants will study for a PhD, receive a contribution towards the cost of full-time PhD study, and undertake teaching duties within the School’s teaching programmes.
Does it pay to be nice?20 March 2018It pays to be smart, rather than nice, according to new research published today in the prestigious Journal of Political Economy.
Still a long way to go, a century on6 February 2018Today we celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Representation of The People Act, which allowed women (some, not all) to vote in the UK for the first time. Find out how our academics are still working to realise women’s equality – in a variety of different settings.
Karl Marx, dead or alive – what legacy has he left behind?26 January 2018Our profession – to which we dedicate so much time and effort – pervades our lives. We’re living in a time of significant shifts and profound changes to the world of work and economic life. Here, Dr Harry Pitts, a lecturer in Management at our School, discusses new ways of interpreting Marx’s theories on labour, income distribution and its continued relevance.
The pill and empowering young girls in Malaysia9 January 2018It's not a big stretch to imagine that greater access to birth control means women can increase their contribution to the labour force, and boost their earning potential throughout their lifetime. In rich countries, another direct effect of access to birth control is that women may be less likely to get pregnant before completing their schooling.