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6 January 2016: New Microeconomic Insights website launched
Microeconomic Insights is a new website which will publish short, non-technical summaries of economic research for a public policy audience and thereby bridge the gap between international research and public policy.
It has been developed by researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, University College London, Princeton University, Harvard University, London School of Economics, Northwestern University, University of California, San Diego, University of Manchester and Yale University. More...
5 January 2016: Wendy Carlin awarded CBE in New Year's Honours list
Wendy Carlin has been awarded the title of Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the New Year's Honours list for services to economics and public finance.
4 November 2015: Visitors arriving at the Department in November
28 October 2015: Latest Econometrica issue features papers by Toru Kitagawa and Terri Kneeland
"A Test for Instrument Validity" by Toru Kitagawa and "Identifying Higher-Order Rationality" by Terri Kneeland have both been published in the latest issue of Econometrica.
Econometrica is the world's leading journal in the field of mathematical economics and econometrics and one of the top five core journals in economics.
24 September 2015: Thomson Reuters names Richard Blundell as one of their Citation Laureates
Professor Sir Richard Blundell CBE FBA, has just been announced as one of Thomson Reuters Citation Laureates—researchers whose landmark discoveries and advances, as well as their reputation in the scientific community, make them likely winners of the Nobel Prize. Although just a prediction at this stage, Thomson Reuters have accurately forecast 37 Nobel Prize winners since the inception of the Citation Laureates in 2002. More...
13 July 2015: Imran Rasul appointed to the JEEA Editorial team
7 July 2015: Economics Departmental Prizes 2015
13 April 2015: Students put CORE Econ syllabus to the test
27 February 2015: 2015 Junior Job Market hires
19 February 2015: Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on UCL's lead in curriculum reform using CORE
19 December 2014: 18 ERC grants won in the REF 2014 period
19 December 2014: REF2014: 55 “top 5” papers in our submission of 143 pieces of research
18 December 2014: UCL Economics Ranked 1 in REF 2014
5 December 2014: First Year Challenge results released
4 December 2014: Richard Blundell and Jan Eeckhout elected to Academia Europea 2014
6 November 2014: Rani Spiegler elected Fellow of the Econometric Society
5 November 2014: Christian Dustmann presents new CReAM research on UK immigration
27 October 2014: Imran Rasul & Vittorio Bassi awarded Phase III GLM|LIC grant
24 September 2014: Wendy Carlin leads introduction of new Economics syllabus
18 July 2014: New staff joining in 2014-15