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If you're looking for a competition to get your students thinking about applying their economic knowledge to the real world then you should give the Economic Research Council's 'Clash of...

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ERC's 'Clash of the Titans' - a superb competition for Economics Students

UCAS applications and interviews are coming up. But, what should students be reading if they want to study Management at University when there isn't a Management A-Level? And what are...

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Recommended Enrichment Reading for Students Applying to Read Economics or Management at University
21st September 2018

The New Age of Capitalism

What a fantastic enrichment resource for students - David Grossman's The New Age of Capitalism is a series of ten fifteen minute podcasts.

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The New Age of Capitalism

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12th September 2018

The Economics of Superstars

Rugby Union’s Premiership season is under way again. Yet another professional sport which operates on the principles of socialism: the money all ends up in the pockets of what...

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The Economics of Superstars

Here are details of a fantastic new challenge from the CORE Economics team in partnership with the Financial Times. The deadline for entries is the 1st of October.

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CORE Schools Economics Challenge 2018

Game theorists will surely love this programme on BBC Four in which Dr Hannah Fry hails the 20th-century scientists like John von Neumann and John Nash who worked out the...

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The Joy of Winning - Game Theory in Action

If you are intellectually curious, keen to make new friends, have a thirst for knowledge and wish to test-drive university learning in the heart of London’s cutting edge Knowledge...

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Pre-University Tasters at Warwick in London (Economics)

A number of new books make it into my personal selection of enrichment and extension reading for A Level Economists.

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Recommended Reading for A Level Economists

The BBC's History Extra Channel has published a listing of one hundred women cited for their notable contributions to the worlds of science, politics and much else besides. Linda Yueh...

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Women who changed the world in business and economics

Here is the first of a series of four new economics podcasts from the BBC. Economics with Subtitles is your everyday guide to economics and why you should care. Click...

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Economics with Subtitles - How Buying Cocaine Helps the Government

Travelling along highway BR-163, this is a remarkable story of powerful agro-food multinationals, the battle against illegal deforestation and mining, communities attempting to build resilience and the challenge of overcoming...

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Long Read: Travelling along Highway BR-163

In this piece for the Harvard Business Review, Linda Yueh argues that "the greatest economists in history would be wary of imposing import taxes to address a trade imbalance."

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Trade Wars: 250 Years of Economic Theory About Tariffs

Here is an interviewwith the Nobel Prize winner Al Roth from Stanford who discusses the importance of market design and some of the ethical issues surrounding "repugnant markets."

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Long Read: Al Roth on Market Design

Here are details of the annual LSE Economics Society essay competition - another excellent enrichment opportunity for ambitious student economists. Deadline for entries is 1st August 2018.

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LSE Economics Society Essay Competition 2018

Take a bow Tyler Curtis from Hall Cross School in Doncaster. Tyler is the winner of the Bank of England/Financial Times schools blogging competition with a piece exploring the...

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How lab-grown burgers could feed the world

Here are the details of the 2018 Marshall Society essay competition - a superb enrichment opportunity for Year 12 students!

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Marshall Society Essay Competition 2018

Rather wonderful that the Marshall Library has published a blog on the contribution to Economics of Joan Robinson. I urge all sixth form economists to have a read and then...

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Joan Robinson, a 'pioneering' Keynesian

At the beginning of this half term, we were fortunate to host Mauricio Armellini, one of the Bank of England’s North East agents. 

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Bank of England School Visits

When Dean Baker, Linda Yueh, Tim Harford and Diane Coyle contribute to an article highlighting what they feel are the most important economics books to devour - for students and...

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The Most Important Economics Books

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