Professor Ran Spiegler of UCL Economics winner of prestigious Yrjö Jahnsson Award in Economics for 2017
The 2017 Yrjö Jahnsson Award Committee has decided to award two deserving economists with this prize for 2017. Professor Ran Spiegler (School of Economics, Tel Aviv University and Department of Economics, University College London) is awarded the prize for his important contributions to economic theory and bounded rationality. His investigation of new behavioral models has important implications for our understanding of industrial organization and consumer behaviour.
Publication date: 28 March 2017
New release: "The Economics of Contemporary Latin America", by Beatriz Armendáriz and Felipe Larraín B.
UCL Department of Economics Senior Lecturer Beatriz Armendáriz has collaborated with Felipe Larrain B. to produce this publication which studies the historical roots of Latin America’s contemporary economic and social development, focusing on poverty and income inequality dating back to colonial times.
Publication date: 17 March 2017
Professor Wendy Carlin speaks to the BBC's Ed Butler about the core function of Economists. Is the profession misunderstood?
Publication date: 20 February 2017