Marcos Vera Hernandez & Pau Olivella selected winners of the RES Prize

The Royal Economics Society 2014 Prize for best paper was awarded by the Society President Charlie Bean, to Marcos Vera Hernandez and Pau Olivella for their paper entitled: "Testing for Asymmetric Information in Private Health Insurance".

Wendy Carlin included in Prospect Magzine list of 50 thinkers

Wendy Carlin has been included in the Prospect Magazine's list of 50 world thinkers for 2014. This year's list includes 17 economists, 13 philosophers, three scientists, three technology theorists, an entrepreneur, writers and activists.

Drayton House renovation

The home of UCL Economics, has over last summer and autumn benefited from a £1  million renovation. This has produced first-class facilities for the Department including a new open space admin wing, new spaces for post-doctoral researchers, improved facilities for PhD students, and a newly refurbished wing on our 3rd floor which hosts academics and the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration.

Professor Richard Blundell receives knighthood in 2014

The UCL Department of Economics is delighted to report that Professor Richard Blundell has been included in the New Year's Honours list for 2014. He will receive a knighthood for services to Economics and Social Sciences.

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.

ERC Funding Success

2012-13 Senior Promotions

12-13 PGTA Awards

Byron Fellowship

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