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Excellence for York Economics in NSS 2017

Posted on Friday 11 August 2017

Our 2017 National Student Survey scores are some of the highest of the research-intensive universities. Among Russell Group Economics departments, York is ranked top for Assessment and Feedback, top for Academic Support, and second for Overall Satisfaction with an approval rating of 91%.


Economics at York Ranked Top 100 in the World in the 2017 Shanghai Ranking

Posted on Friday 28 July 2017

Economics at the University of York has been ranked among the top 100 economics departments in the world in the latest round of subject-level assessment by the prestigious Shanghai Ranking Consultancy.


Summer Graduation: 14 July 2017. Watch live on YouTube!

Posted on Friday 14 July 2017

Congratulations to all our Economics Graduates 2017!


2017 Prizewinners

Posted on Monday 3 July 2017

Congratulations to our 2017 student prizewinners


Promotion success for Academic Colleagues

Posted on Monday 3 July 2017

Many congratulations to our six colleagues on their recent promotion success.


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Impact Factor - Defence and Peace Economics

Posted on Wednesday 21 June 2017

Emeritus Professor Keith Hartley, founding editor of the Defence and Peace Economics


Conference on Economic Design

Posted on Tuesday 6 June 2017

Our Department and Centre for Mechanism and Institution Design will host a major international Conference on Economic Design on the 14th - 16th June, 2017.


Smoking for the poor and vaping for the rich?

Posted on Friday 2 June 2017

E-cigarettes will lead to a healthier but more unequal society


York Economics is ranked top 100 in the world and top 10 in the UK!

Posted on Friday 2 June 2017

Our Department is ranked top 100 in the world and top 10 in the UK


CAREERS - RECRUITMENT FAIR

Posted on Friday 12 May 2017

Don't miss out on the final Recruitment Fair of the year!


The Nigel Thompson Memorial Scholarships

Posted on Wednesday 3 May 2017

The Nigel Thompson Memorial Scholarships will be worth £3,000 per annum to each successful student for the duration of their undergraduate degree. The Scholarship will be restricted to those students who have received a formal offer to study Economics at York, and will recognise the most academically talented students from families of lower income.


Cairncross Prize - Scottish Economic Society 2017

Posted on Tuesday 25 April 2017

Congratulations to Leonardo Madio


Overseas Student Scholarships 2017/18

Posted on Wednesday 19 April 2017

Looking to join us in the 2017/18 academic year? You can apply now for our overseas scholarships.


Call for Expressions of Interest in Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships 2017 Competition

Posted on Wednesday 12 April 2017

The MSCA IF scheme is open to experienced researchers of any nationality, in possession of a PhD or with at least four years equivalent research experience. Applicants must not have spent more than 12 months in the last 3 years in the UK prior to the deadline (14.09.17).


Book publication: 'The Economics of Arms' by Emeritus Professor Keith Hartley

Posted on Thursday 30 March 2017

Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Keith Hartley on the forthcoming publication of his book 'The Economics of Arms'


Two Leverhulme Research Fellowships awarded to staff in the Department of Economics and Related Studies at York

Posted on Wednesday 29 March 2017

Congratulations to Dr Judith Spicksley and Dr Thomas Cornelissen for the success of their two applications to the Leverhulme Trust's Research Fellowship scheme, both of which have been awarded.


Economics Society - Equilibrium Magazine Launch Event

Posted on Friday 10 March 2017

The Economics Society are holding a launch event for the new Equilibrium magazine for 2017.


Alumni lecture series - Tuesday March 7th at 6pm

Posted on Wednesday 1 March 2017

The two speakers for this Alumni lecture series are: Anita Charlesworth, Chief Economist at the Health Foundation (University of York, Msc Health Economics, 1990) AND David Latto Economist at the Bank of England (University of York, BSc (Hons), Economics, 2010)


NSS 2017 IS NOW OPEN

Posted on Friday 24 February 2017

This year’s National Student Survey is open for final year undergraduate students at the University of York


Research Grant Success: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship Scheme 2017

Posted on Thursday 23 February 2017

Congratulations to Dr Paulo Santos Monteiro and Professor Andrew Jones on the success of their two applications to the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship scheme, both of which have been awarded.


Research Lecture 2017 chaired by the Economics Society

Posted on Wednesday 22 February 2017

Thursday 2nd March 2017 at 5pm in ATB056/057 followed by ‘drinks & nibbles’


Masters Taster Day

Posted on Wednesday 15 February 2017

Thinking of studying an MSc in Economics? Come along to our Masters Taster day on the 1st March 2017 and meet staff and students from the Department.


Extra Career Sessions for Post Graduate Students

Posted on Friday 10 February 2017

Are you a postgraduate student starting to plan your next steps after graduation?


CISI Intro Meeting - Wednesday 8th February

Posted on Friday 3 February 2017

Did you know our MSc PAFI programme is now accedited by the CISI? Come along and find out more....


Careers event 25 Jan - Summer Opportunities Fair (including CV checking)

Posted on Monday 23 January 2017

What are you doing this summer? Wednesday 25 January, 13:00 - 16:00 in Ron Cooke Hub, Campus East


Careers event 26 Jan - PwC Accounting and Professional Services event

Posted on Monday 23 January 2017

GradJobs with PwC - Accounting and Professional Services Thu 26 Jan 2017 18:30 - 20:30 P/T/005 (Physics)


PG Virtual Open Day

Posted on Thursday 19 January 2017

Our Virtual Open Days are the ideal way to find out more about postgraduate study at York. Wednesday 8th February 2017, 3-5pm


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First issue of Journal of Mechanism and Institution Design Out Now

Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2016

The inaugural issue of the Journal of Mechanism and Institution Design has just been published.


York health economist Andrew Jones awarded prestigious research fellowship

Posted on Friday 9 December 2016

Professor Andrew Jones has been awarded one of this year’s Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowships. The award will be for 36 months from September 2017. The Fellowship will support an innovative new programme of research that spans economics, applied ethics, health and education policy, and statistics.


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Freshers' Survey

Posted on Monday 5 December 2016

Calling all first years: how was your experience of settling into York?


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Undergraduate of the Year 2017

Posted on Thursday 1 December 2016

11 awards, from 11 employers, for 11 students to become the Undergraduate of the Year 2017!


Professor Luigi Siciliani appointed to EU Expert Panel on Health

Posted on Wednesday 30 November 2016

Members of renewed Expert Panel on Health appointed


Office for National Statistics

Posted on Thursday 24 November 2016

Office for National Statistics Invites you to a talk on "GDP - what is the point"? Presented by, Jonathan Athow, the Director of Economic Statistics and Deputy National Statistician.


PhD studentships for doctoral study at York announced

Posted on Tuesday 22 November 2016

The Department of Economics and Related Studies is pleased to announce the following studentships for PhD study at York for next academic year. Suitable candidates are invited to apply for the different types of funding by the deadlines given below.


Understanding Society Insights 2016

Posted on Thursday 17 November 2016

Research by York economists has been featured in the Understanding Society 2016 Insights report


Mafia in the Ballot Box

Posted on Monday 14 November 2016

Giacomo De Luca’s paper “Mafia in the Ballot Box” has been accepted for publication in the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.


Economics Alumni Event

Posted on Thursday 10 November 2016

"What did I do after my University of York degree. Two former students explain their careers in Banking and Finance"


York Finance Conference 2017

Posted on Wednesday 9 November 2016

The applications are now open for the York Finance Conference 2017.


University Challenge

Posted on Thursday 3 November 2016

Apply to be a part of York's next University Challenge team!


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IRNEP Conference 2016

Posted on Monday 31 October 2016

The 2nd IRNEP PhD conference took place this year, at the University of York on the 3rd and 4th of October.


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Russell Group Road Show - FRIDAY 4th NOVEMBER

Posted on Wednesday 19 October 2016

The Postgraduate Study Roadshow is a series of Masters and PhD study fairs attended by all 24 Russell Group universities is coming to York.


Are you the next Undergraduate of the Year?

Posted on Monday 17 October 2016

The TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year is an annual awards competition which aims to find the best undergraduates in the UK. Prizes include work placements, exclusive overseas trips and much more.


YCC Job Vacancies

Posted on Wednesday 5 October 2016

York Community Consulting is a University of York student run consultancy organisation that provides local companies and charities with pro-bono business advice. They are currently accepting applications for this term’s projects and a few committee roles.


Morgan Stanley Sales & Trading Networking Event
Morgan Stanley Sales & Trading Networking Event

Posted on Wednesday 5 October 2016

Morgan Stanley are holding a Sales & Trading Networking Afternoon Tea on Thursday 13 October 14:30 - 16:00pm.


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1st year undergraduates 2016-17 group photo

Posted on Wednesday 5 October 2016

A commemorative photograph is now available.


YCC's Current Vacancies

Posted on Monday 3 October 2016

York Community Consulting, a University of York student run consultancy organisation that provides local companies and charities with pro-bono business advice, are currently accepting applications for this term’s projects and a few committee roles.


Government Economic Service Sandwich Student Placement Scheme 2017/18

Posted on Monday 3 October 2016

The Government Economic Service (GES) will shortly be opening its centrally-run sandwich student placement scheme for 2017-18.


FUTURE WORK - YORK NETWORKING EVENING

Posted on Thursday 29 September 2016

Could you help build the future of work with EY? Disrupt your evening for a careers event with a difference.


Successful 2016 WOLFE

Posted on Wednesday 14 September 2016

On 12th and 13th of Sept 2016, the first of a hopefully long series of successful Workshops on Labour and Family Economics (WOLFE) took place at the University of York.


The Yorker

Posted on Tuesday 6 September 2016

The independent online newspaper, run by University of York students, is looking for contributions from students over the summer and into the next academic year.


Ellis Hunter Teaching Scholarships 2016/17

Posted on Tuesday 19 July 2016

The Department is now inviting applications for Ellis Hunter Teaching Scholarships for the academic year 2016/17.


Maths Skills Centre - Opportunities for Postgraduates who teach - 2016-17

Posted on Tuesday 19 July 2016

Any Post Graduate students (current or registered for a 2016-17 start) are welcome to apply


Statistics workshops

Posted on Tuesday 19 July 2016

The Maths Skills Centre is offering a series of Statistics workshops in the October - Christmas period (with similar sessions in terms 2 and 3) to all postgraduate students (taught & research). Postgraduates from all disciplines are able to reserve a place on the workshops via the link below.


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Summer Graduation: 13 July 2016. Watch live on YouTube!

Posted on Wednesday 13 July 2016

Congratulations to all our Economics Graduates 2016!


Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Recognition Program

Posted on Tuesday 12 July 2016

We have become the latest university department to be welcomed into the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Recognition Program.


Centre for Panel Data Analysis (PanDA) & 9th York Econometrics Symposium 2016

Posted on Tuesday 12 July 2016

“Recent Developments in Panel Data Analysis”


2016 Prizewinners

Posted on Tuesday 28 June 2016

Congratulations to our 2016 student prizewinners


Research Vignettes

Posted on Tuesday 10 May 2016

Interesting examples of our research, and the relevance to wider society and the economy can be seen here.


Greece’s fundamental problem with monetary unions: Past and present

Posted on Tuesday 10 May 2016

VOX, the policy portal of CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research, London), published a column from Dr Matthias Morys on the Greek debt crisis in historical perspective.


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Royal Investiture, Professor Karen Mumford CBE PhD

Posted on 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

Posted on 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

Posted on Tuesday 19 April 2016

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


Is Mexico different from other emerging markets?

Posted on Tuesday 19 April 2016

On Tuesday 19 April 2016, Manuel Sánchez, Deputy Governor of The Bank of Mexico visited the Department and University to give a public lecture.


Willard G. Manning Memorial Award for the Best Research in Health Econometrics

Posted on Thursday 31 March 2016

Andrew Jones, James Lomas and Nigel Rice have been awarded the inaugural Willard G. Manning Memorial Award for the Best Research in Health Econometrics by the American Society of Health Economists. The award was given for their article “Healthcare cost regressions: going beyond the mean to estimate the full distribution”, which was published in Health Economics in 2015. The prize will be awarded at the 6th Biennial Conference at the University of Pennsylvania in June.


Research Grant Success: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship Scheme

Posted on Thursday 28 January 2016

Congratulations to Dr Emma Tominey and Professor Cheti Nicoletti on the success of their two applications to the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship scheme, both of which have been awarded.


York Finance Conference

Posted on Thursday 14 January 2016

The York Finance Conference is the largest internationally student-led finance conference in Europe. It is a fantastic opportunity for students wishing to enter the world of finance to gain a unique insight into investment banking, investment management, consulting and accounting. Date: 19th February 2016 Time: 08:00-18:00


New Year’s Honours

Posted on Monday 4 January 2016

Two members of the University of York have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.


Future CFO of the Year 2016

Posted on Monday 30 November 2015

WIN A trip to ACCA in Europe! Don’t miss this exclusive chance to be amongst this year’s most employable students in the country. Set yourself apart and be the Future CFO of the Year 2016!


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Morgan Stanley Recruitment

Posted on Tuesday 24 November 2015

Morgan Stanley are looking for applicants for Operations roles - both Summer placements (10 weeks) and Industrial placements (52 weeks).


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1st year undergraduates 2015-16 group photo

Posted on Tuesday 17 November 2015

A commemorative photograph is now available.


Alcuin Alumnus talk

Posted on Tuesday 17 November 2015

Employability talk for all ALCUIN students (both undergraduates and graduates).


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Bank of England Speech by Dr Ben Broadbent

Posted on Monday 16 November 2015

On Thursday November 12 the Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy gave a speech followed by Q&A at the University of York.


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Bank of England Campus Roadshow

Posted on Monday 16 November 2015

On Thursday November 5, the Economics Society hosted the Bank of England Campus Roadshow


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You Said, We Did

Posted on Tuesday 20 October 2015

Our new Economics web page...


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Russell Group Universities Postgraduate Study Roadshow

Posted on Tuesday 6 October 2015

The roadshow is coming to York


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Results of National Student Survey 2015

Posted on Wednesday 12 August 2015

The 2015 National Student Survey will show a six percentage point increase in satisfaction levels, driven by improvements in satisfaction with teaching and with academic support.


Undergraduate prizewinners 2014/15

Posted on Thursday 25 June 2015

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014/15 undergraduate prizes.


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Green Impact Gold Award 2015

Posted on Thursday 18 June 2015

We are delighted to announce that the Department of Economics has been awarded the Gold award in the Green Impact scheme 2014/15.


York Econometrics Workshop 2015: Macroeconomic, Financial and International Linkages

Posted on Thursday 14 May 2015

Centre for Applied Macro-Finance & York Econometrics Workshop 2015


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National Student Survey 2015

Posted on Wednesday 21 January 2015

The National Student Survey (NSS) will begin on 19 January 2015 and will run until 30 April 2015


CFO of the Year Awards

Posted on Thursday 8 January 2015

Be the first ever Future CFO of the Year! CLOSING 4 FEBRUARY 2015


Research Excellence Framework (REF2014)

Posted on Friday 19 December 2014

York ranked in the top 10 in the UK for 'research power' and in the top 10 for its impact on society.


Mathematics, Economics and Finance Undergraduate of the Year Awards 2015

Posted on Monday 1 December 2014

Win a summer internship at GM&Ts global HQ in London and a week’s placement in Gazprom’s Singapore office.


Microsoft Office 365

Posted on Monday 6 October 2014

Microsoft Office 365 - now free for York students


Spread Co Ultimate Uni Trader 2014 competition

Posted on Thursday 2 October 2014

To uncover the UK's emerging talent, Spread Co is inviting undergraduate economics students to enter the Spread Co Ultimate Uni Trader 2014 competition. Students will compete against each other, trading real-world markets with virtual currency, for a chance to win a prestigious three-month paid internship at Spread Co’s London office next summer.


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Green Impact Bronze Award 2014

Posted on Friday 11 July 2014

We are delighted to announce that the Department of Economics has been awarded the Bronze award in the Green Impact scheme for work we have undertaken 2013/2014.


Love to Ride York, Cycle Challenge Winners 2014

Posted on Friday 11 July 2014

Team Economics came first in its category in the annual Love to Ride York challenge, which aims to get the biggest percentage of staff riding a bike.


York Annual Symposium on Game Theory

Posted on Tuesday 17 June 2014

5th York Annual Symposium on Game Theory - 19 & 20 June 2014


Mathematic​s Symposium 2014

Posted on Tuesday 17 June 2014

Do you know what you want to do after your maths or science degree? Whether you have it all planned out or you just don't have a clue, you should come along to the Mathematics Symposium on the 20th of June!


Joint Specialist Seminar on The End of the Eurocrisis

Posted on Friday 16 May 2014

Wednesday 11th June, 4pm - 5:15pm ARRC Auditorium (A/RC/014)


Workshop on the Economics of Organized Crime

Posted on Tuesday 6 May 2014

May 16-17, 2014 ARRC Seminar Room, Heslington West Campus


Non and semiparametric methods mini conference

Posted on Tuesday 29 April 2014

We are pleased to announce that the Non and semiparametric methods mini conference will be held on 15-16 May 2014, University of York.


MSc Health Economics Studentships

Posted on Monday 3 March 2014

The department has been successful in our bid to the NIHR and is awarded eight studentships per annum from 2014-2017 for the MSc Health Economics


Game Theory Symposium

Posted on Friday 28 February 2014

York Annual Symposium on Game Theory 2014 19-20 June 2014


New MSc in Economic Evaluation for Health Technology Assessment by Distance Learning

Posted on Friday 31 January 2014

We are delighted to confirm the launch in September 2014 of the University of York’s MSc in Economic Evaluation for Health Technology Assessment by Distance Learning.


PhD Studentships available for 2014/15

Posted on Friday 17 January 2014

The Department of Economics is offering PhD studentships for October 2014 entry


Undergraduate prizewinners 2012/13

Posted on Tuesday 9 July 2013

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2012/13 undergraduate prizes.


50th Anniversary Masters Scholarship

Posted on Wednesday 19 June 2013

The Department of Economics has been allocated one of the University’s 50th Anniversary Masters Scholarships (worth up to £10,000) which will be available for a student starting an MSc programme in the Department in Autumn 2013 - The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, 8th July 2013.


Econometrics Rankings

Posted on Wednesday 12 June 2013

The Department of Economics and Related Studies has been ranked 21st among 1691 institutions over the world in the May 2013 Econometrics field ranking by Ideas and RePEc.


Aronson Teaching Prize - 2012/13 Winners announced

Posted on Wednesday 12 June 2013

Starting from 2011/12 onwards we have re-introduced the Aronson Teaching Prize for best designed module and most engaging & effective lecturer.


Digital Workspace Service student trial

Posted on Wednesday 22 May 2013

The Digital Workspace Service (DWS) is now available to students for a trial period


PeakTime 2013

Posted on Friday 17 May 2013

A second year undergraduate student, Sven, joined more than 1500 students from 200 different Universities taking part in the 2013 PeakTime challenge.


Tilburg University Economics Ranking

Posted on Wednesday 1 May 2013

The new Tilburg rankings


Royal Economic Society Junior Fellowship Award

Posted on Wednesday 1 May 2013

James Lomas awarded a RES Junior Fellowship


Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Awards

Posted on Wednesday 1 May 2013

Dan Howdon awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Award


Summer Term slots at the Maths Skills Centre

Posted on Friday 19 April 2013

The Maths Skills Centre offers drop-in sessions to any students who have questions on the mathematical processes of their modules.


Beijing Graduation 2013

Posted on Wednesday 10 April 2013

Chinese graduates join 50th Anniversary celebrations


Gauss v13

Posted on Thursday 21 March 2013

Students can now access Gauss v13 from classroom PC's. Staff can also install on Office PC's.


New MathType Version

Posted on Friday 15 March 2013

The new version of MathType (6.9 for PC and 6.7e for Mac) is now available


ESRC PhD Studentship in Economics

Posted on Thursday 14 March 2013

PhD studentships - Department of Economics and Related Studies in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Finland


Thomson Reuters Q&A sessions

Posted on Thursday 7 March 2013

Thomson Reuters are offering online support to help you get the most out of their products


International Study Centre USA experience

Posted on Monday 4 March 2013

Students from the Economics Department have been awarded places at the University's International Study Centre


Aronson Teaching Prize - Winners announced

Posted on Monday 28 January 2013

Starting from 2011/12 onwards we have re-introduced the Aronson Teaching Prize for best designed module and most engaging & effective lecturer.


James College Annual Lecture

Posted on Friday 4 January 2013

The trouble in Europe presented by Sir James Mirrlees - Thursday 14 February 2013, 6.45pm in P/L/001


Be part of York’s first ever finance conference!

Posted on Tuesday 1 January 2013

15 February 2013 at the Royal York Hotel.


The Humble Economist by Tony Culyer

Posted on Wednesday 28 November 2012

The Humble Economist collects together some of the writings of Professor Tony Culyer, who helped set up the UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).


Autumn Term Careers Events

Posted on Monday 8 October 2012

The Careers Service run a number of careers fairs, networking events and presentations throughout the academic year. These events are excellent opportunities to talk with employers and other people working in different job sectors.


The University of York joins the Russell Group

Posted on Wednesday 1 August 2012

The University of York has joined the influential Russell Group of leading UK universities in recognition of our excellent research, outstanding teaching and learning, and the impact of our work with business and the public sector.


New mentoring project launched at York to help develop the careers of women in economics

Posted on Monday 16 July 2012

The new mentoring project sponsored by the Royal Economic Society (RES) Women’s Committee is being held in York on 16th & 17th July 2012.


York 1st in UK and 8th overall in THE '100 under 50'

Posted on Friday 1 June 2012

York in world top ten of younger universities


Tilburg University Economics Ranking

Posted on Tuesday 8 May 2012

The new Tilburg rankings


Taste of Success

Posted on Tuesday 17 January 2012

Third year Economics and Finance student Amanda Nasim has successfully won the rights to open the first Tutti Frutti frozen dessert outlet in Europe.


Ken Dixon Lecture

Posted on Thursday 1 December 2011

This year's Ken Dixon Lecture was delivered by Robert Chote, Chair of the Office of Budget Responsibility.


NSS 2017 News Item
Excellence for York Economics in NSS 2017

Posted on Friday 11 August 2017

Our 2017 National Student Survey scores are some of the highest of the research-intensive universities. Among Russell Group Economics departments, York is ranked top for Assessment and Feedback, top for Academic Support, and second for Overall Satisfaction with an approval rating of 91%.


Economics at York Ranked Top 100 in the World in the 2017 Shanghai Ranking

Posted on Friday 28 July 2017

Economics at the University of York has been ranked among the top 100 economics departments in the world in the latest round of subject-level assessment by the prestigious Shanghai Ranking Consultancy.


Summer Graduation: 14 July 2017. Watch live on YouTube!

Posted on Friday 14 July 2017

Congratulations to all our Economics Graduates 2017!