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SOAS students create Department of Economics: Women in Finance and Economics workshop series

SOAS Department of Economics has hosted a seven workshop series on 'Women in Finance and Economics.' Conceived by SOAS students, the series was created to equip female students with the skills needed for a career in finance.

8th April 2016

Training Workshop on economic policies to replace austerity in the UK

The workshop explored the scope for progressive economic policies, against the backdrop of the financial and economic crisis and the continuing austerity policies imposed in the UK. The workshop brought together academics, students and activists and engaged both with the causes of the 2007-2009 financial and economic crisis as well as discussed concrete plans for alternative policy responses.

7th April 2016

Antonio Andreoni invited to become a member of the new IPD/JICA Task Force on Africa

Antonio Andreoni invited to become a member of the new IPD/JICA Task Force on Africa

24th March 2016

SOAS academic launches definitive introductory texts to macro and micro economics

Ben Fine, Professor of Economics at SOAS University of London has launched two critical companions: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.

22nd March 2016

Professor Harrigan to give Keynote at WTO sponsored conference on "Food Security, Trade and WTO

SOAS Economics Professor Jane Harrigan will deliver a  keynote speech at the World Trade Organisation sponsored conference on "Food Security, Trade and WTO" to be held in Muscat, Oman, on 21-22 March 2016.

15th March 2016

Keynote by Professor Lapavitsas at Cambridge Conference on 'The Euro-Crisis as a Multi-Dimensional Systemic Failure of the EU

Professor Costas Lapavitsas will deliver a keynote speech at a conference on 'The Euro-Crisis as a Multi-Dimensional Systemic Failure of the EU' organised by the University of Cambridge's Centre for European Legal Studies on 31 March - 1 April 2016.

26th February 2016

New Book on Indonesian Economy by SOAS Emeritus Professor of Economics Anne Booth

Cambridge University Press has published a new book on 'Economic Change in Modern Indonesia - Colonial and Post-colonial Comparisons by SOAS Emeritus Professor of Economics Anne Booth

23rd February 2016

Asian Development Bank President appoints Ulrich Volz as member of Asian Development Bank Institute Advisory Council

ADB President Takehiko Nakao has appointed Ulrich Volz as one of the seven members of the ADBI Advisory Council.

20th January 2016

Koichi Hamada to speak on ‘Abenomics’ and the threat of a currency war at SOAS

Professor Hamada will lead the discussion on the governments’ strategy to improve Japan’s inert economy

12th January 2016

Economics Department hosts event for students on valuable work placements in our regions

On Tuesday 24 November, the Economics Department hosted a lively and well-attended session on the ODI Fellowship Scheme, a programme that allows postgraduate students to gain valuable experience working in the regions SOAS specialises in.

3rd December 2015

How money binds and splits society apart, lecture by Costas Lapavitsas at SOAS

In his inaugural lecture at SOAS, University of London, Costas Lapavitsas, Professor of Economics, and Member of the Greek Parliament in 2015, will discuss money or, as he describes it, ‘the invisible bind’.

20th November 2015

SOAS economists comment on United Nations Conference on Trade and Development report, launched at SOAS today

SOAS economists comment on United Nations Conference on Trade and Development report, launched at SOAS today, 6 October

6th October 2015

SOAS hosts launch of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development report

The Department of Economics at SOAS, University of London is hosting the launch of the Trade and Development Report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) for 2015.

30th September 2015

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