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...
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.