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Royal Investiture, Professor Karen Mumford CBE PhD

Thursday 28 April 2016

Many congratulations to Karen who was made a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for services to economics and labour market diversity on Friday 22nd April.

The Manifesto of the Future

Thursday 21 April 2016

TEDx University of York brings to you a fantastic conference exploring the theme ‘The Manifesto of the Future’ on Sunday 24th of April.

Economics Society Event - ALL WELCOME

Tuesday 19 April 2016

What has the financial crash taught us about Economics? by Professor Philip Booth

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