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.
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.
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.
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.