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Professor Jo Swaffield
Head of Department
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In 2019, our colleague Dr Alan Krause sadly died. Please see our tribute to Alan.
Posted on Sunday 17 May 2020
The Department of Economics and Related Studies is delighted to have gained an Athena SWAN Bronze Award.
Posted on Tuesday 21 April 2020
Dr Adam Golinski and Professor Peter Spencer discuss the potential uses of econometric forecasting in relation to the current global crisis, and share their model and resulting data.
Posted on Friday 7 February 2020
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