Social Sciences: Economics

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Multimillion-pound research award gets go-ahead to tackle poverty alleviation

13 December 2011

As part of a poverty alleviation research programme, Social Sciences' Dr Jackline Wahba has been given the go-ahead for her research into temporary migration and economic development.

Economics academics organise international conference on the social dimension of organisations

2 December 2011

Mirco Tonin and Michael Vlassopoulos have organised an international conference on the social dimension of organisations, to be held in Budapest next April.

Economics professors comment on European financial crisis

14 November 2011

In reponse to the financial crisis happening in Greece and Italy, two of our international economist experts have been asked to comment in the media

Former student shares expertise on Eurozone with BBC

28 October 2011

Former student Dr Jens Larsen, who completed his MSc and PhD in Economics here at Southampton was asked by the BBC to share his expert opinion on the Eurozone deal.

Former Economics student appointed to senior Ernst and Young Malaysia position

13 October 2011

Abdul Rauf Rashid, who graduated with joint honours from Accounting and Economics, has been appointed Ernst and Young Malaysia's new country manager partner

Recruiting Lecturer in Economics

20 July 2011

Applications are invited for a Lecturer position in the Economics Division of Social Sciences.

Royal Economic Society awards junior fellowship to Economics student

18 July 2011

Economics student Mauro Testaverde has been awarded one of the prestigious Royal Economic Society’s Junior Fellowship awards for the academic year 2011/2012.

Economics Research featured in ESRC

13 July 2011

New research by Govert E. Bijwaard (NIDI), Christian Schluter and Jackline Wahba sheds light on the nexus of unemployment and immigrants' return decision.

Grant to aid brand drugs study

6 July 2011

Dr Carmine Ornaghi has been awarded a grant for £7,000 to research the effects of generic entry in the pharmaceutical industry.

PhD funding opportunities now available by ESRC-DTC

24 January 2011

As part of our newly awarded Doctoral Training Centre status by the ESRC we are inviting applications to our new 4 year PhD and MSc+PhD programmes in Economics starting in October 2011.

Upcoming workshop: The Determinants and Implications of Prosocial Behaviour

12 January 2011

On May 6-7, the ESRC and the Division of Economics will be hosting a workshop on 'The Determinants and Implications of Prosocial Behaviour'.