Social Sciences: Economics


People with higher bonuses don’t give more to charity

3 April 2014

Research by economists at the University of Southampton has shown people who receive higher bonuses are less likely to give to charity than those on lower earnings.

2014 Annual PhD Economics Workshop

25 March 2014

Interdisciplinary Fundamental Research at Work

New ESRC funded centre launches short courses and invites applications for Assistant Director

13 February 2014

The new ESRC-funded Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E) based at the University of Southampton, is pleased to announce its first series of short courses, open to all, which are being organised as part of the CASS short courses programme.

Economics of Migration

4 February 2014

Short PhD Course

Economics student trading success

30 January 2014

An MSc Finance and Economics student has won a national competition to trade in live market conditions.

Professor Jane Falkingham

Professor Jane Falkingham appointed as Dean

23 January 2014

Professor Jane Falkingham has been appointed as the new Dean of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences at the University of Southampton.

2014 Southampton Winter Workshop in Economic Theory

20 January 2014

The second Southampton Winter Workshop in Economic Theory will take place on January 20-21, 2014. The topic for the first day is Experiments, coinciding with the opening of our new Experimental lab. The second day is devoted to the intersection of Economic Theory and Computer Science.

Bright prospects for social sciences graduates

15 November 2013

Students of social sciences at Southampton look set for successful careers after university, according to a new report on employment prospects.

Economics Professor selected Thomson/Reuters 2013 Citation Laureate

21 October 2013

Adjunct professor of Economics, Peter Phillips, has been selected as a 2013 Thomson Reuters Citation Laureate for contributions to the field of economics.

2013 Spending Review – implications for the Higher Education Sector

25 June 2013

On the eve of the 2013 Spending Review, Dr Alessandro Mennuni and Dr Roman Sustek, both lecturers of economics at the University of Southampton, blog potential cuts, spending plans and consider if tomorrow’s announcement really will reveal spending allocations for the Higher Education sector or whether we will we have to wait for the weeks that follow?