20 August 2015
Requests for information from local public services, like sheriffs’ offices, school districts and libraries, across the United States are less likely to receive a reply if signed by ‘black-sounding’ names, according to new research conducted by economists at IZA and the University of Southampton.
22 June 2015
Economics lecturer wins one of two national grants from the ODNB
29 May 2015
Southampton Economics lecturer Helen Paul has won an ESRC grant for a project relating to historical financial scandals
23 March 2015
Economic Historian Helen Paul discusses on BBC Radio Scotland’s "Good Morning Scotland" programme the Chancellor’s decision to pay off the debts incurred during the South Sea Bubble.
16 March 2015
The Confidence Crisis in Science: can and should economics come to the rescue? A two-day event on July 3-4, 2015.
25 February 2015
Economics researchers have shown consumers reduce their water consumption by 16.5 per cent after they receive a metered connection – based on the study of a five-year programme to install nearly half a million water meters in the south-east of England. This reduction is far more than the national average of ten per cent and is mainly achieved very quickly after a meter is installed.
24 February 2015
Economic Historian Helen Paul discusses Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations
23 February 2015
Supported by the University along with the Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences and the Royal Economic Society and organized by the Department of Economics for a third year in a row, this Workshop provides an interdisciplinary environment consisting of Economics and Computer Science researchers, from Europe and the US.
23 February 2015
The Meaningful Consent in the Digital Economy project (MCDE) is hosting an interdisciplinary workshop on issues related to giving and obtaining user consent online, with special emphasis on privacy and data protection.
7 January 2015
Working to benefit a good cause increases productivity by up to 30 per cent, according to the findings of a new study from Economics at the University of Southampton.