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Latest news and blogs from the CORE team

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Q&A with Andy Haldane, Bank of England Fri 19th July 2019

Andy Haldane, Chief Economist and Executive Director, Monetary Analysis & Statistics at the Bank of England has been spearheading the efforts of the Bank to engage more fully with the public, and to encourage greater understanding of its role, and of the data the Bank publishes. He has also been an enthusiastic supporter of CORE, […]

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Doing economics and the climate emergency Tue 16th July 2019

If you read the blog we published yesterday, you might have noticed that three of the four winners of the student Doing Economics Data Competition 2019 took on the same subject: the climate emergency. That wasn’t a fluke, because the majority of the entries we received were on that topic too. The environment was one […]

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The winners of the CORE Doing Economics Competition 2019 Mon 15th July 2019

On 18 February this year, we issued the challenge to undergraduate students around the world, in any discipline, to use our Doing Economics empirical projects to produce a report “that identifies a specific policy problem related to one of the following topics: climate change, well-being or inequality; explain why it is important, and suggest how […]

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The UCL Economics Challenge 2019 Tue 23rd April 2019

UCL is particularly keen on encouraging people from under-represented backgrounds to study economics. Different sorts of people bring different perspectives and experiences of the world around us, and that’s the world that UCL’s students study. That’s one reason why, in 2018-19, UCL faculty created the Economics Challenge for local schools. The university has a history of inclusivity […]