School of Economics

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The School of Economics' commitment to research cements our position at the cutting edge of contemporary economic thinking and analysis.

Our high-quality research feeds into, and inspires our teaching; in the latest National Student Survey (NSS), the School of Economics has the highest student satisfaction rating among economics departments in Russell Group universities.

We are ranked 6th among UK economics departments for research power by the latest Research Excellence Framework.

We are also in the top 100 worldwide for economics in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.

The Politics of Economics and the Economics of Politicians

The Politics of Economics and
the Economics of Politicians

Three-week online course with Sir Vince Cable

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Future Horizons in Financial Regulation

School of Economics economist John Gathergood is to join a group of leading thinkers and influencers from global financial firms, international organisations, think-tanks, government, UK and international regulators contributing to the UK Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) Future Horizons project.
24 March 2017

Call for papers for NICEP 2017 Conference

The Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research (NICEP) 2017 conference will be held at the University of Nottingham, UK on June 19-20, 2017.
14 March 2017

Rachel Slaymaker wins Students' Union Staff Oscar

Congratulations to Rachel Slaymaker who won the Students' Union Staff Oscar for Teaching: Best Postgraduate who Teaches.
13 March 2017

Britain and the EU: Ideas for a new relationship

Policy Roundtable
10 March 2017

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Upcoming events

GEP Seminar - Catherine Thomas (LSE)

28 March 2017 (12:15-13:30)
A09 Highfield House
In-house and arm's length: Productivity heterogeneity and variation in organisational form (A09, Highfield House)

CREDIT Development Seminar: Halima Jibril (University of Leeds)

29 March 2017 (13:00-14:00)
A44 Sir Clive Granger Building
Oil prices and trade balances of sub-Saharan African countries: what are the roles of exchange rates?(A44, SCGB)

CeDEx Seminar -Willemien Kets (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University)

29 March 2017 (14:00-15:00)
A40 Sir Clive Granger Building
Strategic Uncertainty and the Costs and Benefits of Diversity (A40 SCGB)

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The University of Nottingham
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