6 December 2013: Record-breaking 19th ERC grant awarded to Mariacristina de Nardi
Mariacristina de Nardi has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for her project “Savings and Risks over the Lifecycle: Theory and Evidence”. This is the 19th ERC grant secured by a member of the Department of Economics, a record number for any Department in any field.
6 November 2013: Immigrants put 34% more into public finance than they take out
This positive contribution is particularly evident for UK immigrants from the European Economic Area (EEA – the European Union plus three small neighbours): they contributed about 34% more in taxes than they received in benefits over the period 2001-11. More...