Exploring Economics in the Current Climate

A one-week introductory course for prospective postgraduate students

  • Mon 22 - Fri 26 Feb 21


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    Lectures, talks and seminars

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Thinking about studying Economics at postgraduate level? Want to learn more about the different fields within this fascinating subject area? Join this free course, meet the experts and find out if Economics at Essex is for you.

This free online course comprises daily sessions, specifically designed to introduce you to some of the most dynamic and cutting-edge topics within the field of economics today.

Each 90-minute session will be delivered by our expert academics, giving you the chance to meet the tutors, ask questions and discover what studying economics at postgraduate level is really like.

You can pick and choose which sessions to attend and you will be eligible to receive a certificate of attendance if you attend four or more sessions on request, once the course has completed.

Economic Inequality with Dr Ben Etheridge
Monday 22 February, 3pm - 4.30pm 

Macroeconomics and Covid with Dr Alex Clymo
Tuesday 23 February, 10am - 11.30am 

Experiments in Economic Behaviour with Evan Friedman
Wednesday 24 February, 4pm - 5.30pm

Perspectives on FinTech and Digital Economy with Professor Sheri Markose
Thursday 25 February, 12pm - 1.30pm 

Development and Labor Economics: Fact-Based Worldview with Dr Xiaoyu Xia
Friday 26 February, 2pm - 3.30pm 

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