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...
2 October 2013: ERC Funding Success
Professors Richard Blundell and Jan Eeckhout have been awarded ERC Advanced Grants for research into microeconometrics of consumer behavior and labor supply, and labor market risk, respectively.
27 September 2013: Imran Rasul and Dan Rogger awarded Deutsche Bahn Prize
Imran Rasul and Dan Rogger are the first winners of the Deutsche Bahn Prize for Outstanding Research in Organisation and Management.
23 September 2013: Patrick Kehoe to join UCL Economics
One the world’s most pre-eminent macroeconomists, Patrick Kehoe will join the UCL Department of Economics this Autumn on a part-time basis. During his career, Patrick has made path-breaking contributions to many areas of macroeconomics and international finance.