Q&A with Dunli Li

1. What is your role and what does it involve? I am a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Economics at UCL and am teaching economics to both economics and non-economics majors. In the meantime, I am the skills lab coordinator. As one of the personal tutors, I provide guidance and support to students. Also, … More Q&A with Dunli Li

Q&A with Cloda Jenkins

1. What is your role and what does it involve? I am a Principal Teaching Fellow in the Department of Economics at UCL. I am also the Department BSc Director and Careers Tutor. As BSc Director I have oversight of our undergraduate curriculum, both what we teach and how we teach and assess student learning. … More Q&A with Cloda Jenkins

Meet the members of CTaLE

In the next few weeks we’ll be publishing a series of posts for everyone to get to know the members of CTaLE. These quick Q&A posts will feature insights on the projects the academics are working on as well as quirky economics jokes they find amusing (groan). Stay tuned! Questions?Email us at ctale.ucl@gmail.com

Introducing the Economics Challenge 2019!

Five secondary schools around London were selected to take part in the new Economics Challenge modelled around the First Year Challenge. On February 11th, each school sent students from year 10 and year 11 to experience what it would be like to study economics in a university environment. Professor Antonio Cabrales, UCL Economics Head of … More Introducing the Economics Challenge 2019!

Posters in Cloisters 2019: The BME Attainment Gap

On Wednesday, 3rd year UCL Economics students, Hannah Buttle and Otso Hao, presented their study on the BME Attainment Gap at Posters in Cloisters 2019. This event highlights the best of undergraduate research at UCL with two being selected for Posters in Parliament, an exhibition of undergraduate research at Westminster. We caught up with Otso … More Posters in Cloisters 2019: The BME Attainment Gap

Women in Economics

A few weeks ago, I sat down with CTaLE’s Dr. Ramin Nassehi to talk about his Economics Walk around UCL’s Bloomsbury campus. After making notes for his featured blog post (found here), he mentioned how ironic it was that though UCL’s Department of Political Economy was ground-breaking in that it hosted the first coeducational class … More Women in Economics