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Imran Rasul appointed to the JEEA Editorial team

Imran Rasul's editorial appointment for The Journal of the European Economic Association (JEEA) will begin in April 2016. The JEEA is a general-interest journal in economics. Started in 2003, the JEEA was first published by MIT Press and from 2011 by Wiley Blackwell.  The publication carries only articles of the highest scientific quality. It is an outlet for theoretical and empirical work with global relevance. The Journal is committed to promoting the ambitions of the EEA, the development and application of economics as a science, as well as the communication and exchange between teachers, researchers and students in economics. Six issues are published annually. The current editorial team is committed to a careful and efficient editorial process.

Economics Departmental Prizes 2015

The Department is pleased to announce the following awards. Please see the Economics Department Prizes page for more information about the different departmental prizes.
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Imran Rasul appointed to Cross-Government Trial Advice Panel

Imran Rasul has been appointed to the Cross-Government Trial Advice Panel. This group brings together top trialing and experimentation experts from across Government and academia to provide Whitehall civil servants a free service offering technical support in designing and implementing controlled experiments.

Ran Spiegler appointed co-editor for Theoretical Economics Journal from 1 July

As of the 1st July 2015, Ran Spiegler will be one of the co-editors for the Theoretical Economics Journal. This publication specialises in leading research in economic theory and is published by the Econometric Society three times a year.

Taxation: A very Short Introduction by Stephen Smith now available

Stephen Smith's new book on taxation, published by Oxford University Press (OUP), is now available. It is the second book that he has written for the OUP "Very Short Introduction" series with the first, "Environmental Economics", being published in 2011. The "Very Short Introduction" series are a highly regarded selection of introductory texts written to familiarise readers with highly challenging topics in a brief yet comprehensive manner.
In this publication Stephen Smith explains the balance that tax policy makers have to strike between the effects on citizens and those on the economy. He argues that a more comprehensive understanding of the nature of tax policy, and the role and effects of different taxes, would aid public decisions on these issues.
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