London Marathon 2019

I spent my Sunday at the London Marathon. Not running it (oh dear) but supporting my housemate who was attempting this amazing feat (and conquered it under 4 hours). People cheered and high-fived every passing runner, hoisted encouraging banners and offered water/energy gels/candy/honestly any kind of support running 26.2 miles requires. The atmosphere was uplifting … More London Marathon 2019

Nobel Laureate Seminar: Edward Prescott

On 19 March, the UCL Economist’s Society hosted Professor Edward Prescott (Arizona State University and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis), the 2004 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize. I sat down with Dr. Ramin Nassehi to discuss Professor Prescott’s seminar on “RBC Methodology: And Its Successful Use”. Dr. Nassehi explained that Professor Prescott revolutionised macroeconomics. … More Nobel Laureate Seminar: Edward Prescott

ExploreEcon 2019

Based on our flurry of mass tweeting a few weeks ago, you might have guessed that ExploreEcon 2019 had happened. On 13 March 2019, we organised the fifth annual undergraduate research conference, known as ExploreEcon, which showcases independent work from all years of our undergraduate Economics programme. We had many excellent poster displays and presentations. … More ExploreEcon 2019

Economics Challenge 2019 Winner!

Following the first Economics Challenge session, the participating secondary schools returned on March 4th for further insight into what it’s like to study economics, especially at UCL, alongside an award ceremony for the Challenge. The event began with students receiving participatory certificates for all their hard work in creating multi-media presentations. Aman Sharma, a 3rd … More Economics Challenge 2019 Winner!