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Economics. Economic issues occupy the news, capture our attention and affect our everyday lives. When you study economics at Leicester, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the ideas and concepts that are central to economics - enabling you to think more deeply about the world around you, and preparing you for your future career.

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Economics BSc University of Leicester

Economic issues occupy the news, capture our attention and affect our everyday lives. This course offers a comprehensive and critical understanding of the ideas, concepts and issues central to economics, enabling you to better understand these issues and the world around you.

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Business Economics BSc University of Leicester

Leicester’s School of Business has an international reputation for being at the forefront of innovation in economic science, and you will be among the first to study at our new £16 million Brookfield campus. This course will prepare you for a career in the business and financial sectors, including business management and financial management.

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Financial Economics and Banking BSc University of …

This wide range of topics will give you an in-depth understanding of the way that financial organisations and markets work. You will learn to apply economic theory in financial contexts, for example the appraisal of competing investment opportunities and how government policy influences the stock market and the banking sector.

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DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

Economic institutions, which determine the incentives and constraints of economic agents, are social decisions that are chosen for their consequences. Political institutions and income distribution are the dynamic forces that combine to shape economic institutions and outcomes. It is

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FINANCE, INSTITUTIONS AND

1 Finance, Institutions and Economic Growth Panicos Demetriades1 Siong Hook Law2 Abstract - Using data from 72 countries for the period 1978-2000, we find that financial development has larger effects on growth when the financial system is embedded within a

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Department of Economic and Social History, University of

The Department of Economic and Social History at the University of Leicester. Learning and Teaching: Style-Sheet and Conventions for Word-Processed Essays 1. Format: Use A4 (210mm x 297mm) paper. Type your essay on one side of each page only, using double

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Department of Economic and Social History, University of

The Department of Economic and Social History at the University of Leicester. Learning and Teaching: Plagiarism. The essays you submit MUST be your own work. If you quote directly from the authors whose books and articles you have read you must indicate that you have done so; you should not copy material from other students.

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DEPARTMENT˜OF˜ECONOMIC˜AND˜SOCIAL˜HISTORY˜ …

Munting,˜Roger,˜Crisis,˜recovery˜and˜war:˜an˜economic˜history˜of˜continental˜Europe,˜1918-1945˜ (New˜York/London,˜1991)˜ Overy,˜Robert˜J.,˜The˜inter-war˜crisis˜1919-1939˜(London:˜Longman,˜1994)˜ Peukert,˜Detlef,˜The˜Weimar˜Republic:˜the˜crisis˜of˜classical˜modernity˜(Harmondsworth,˜1993)˜

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MINING MICRODATA: ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AND SPATIAL

Since 1850. American Economic Review 2011 forthcoming. 76. Long J. Rural-urban migration and socioeconomic mobility in Victorian Britain. Journal of Economic History 2005;65(01):1-35. 77. Long J. The socioeconomic return to primary schooling in Victorian England. Journal of Economic History 2006;66(4):1026-53. 78. Goeken R, Hall PK.

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Economic Heresy — University of Leicester

Professor Richard Murphy will be addressing the theme of 'economic heresy'. There will be refreshments and a chance to chat to Richard and other guests afterwards. Richard Murphy is a chartered accountant and political economist. He is Professor of Practice in International Political Economy at City University, London.

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Department of Economic and Social History, University of

BA Politics and Economic & Social History. BA Combined Studies. Study Abroad. Students in Economic and Social History may have the opportunity to study abroad in the second semester of their second year under the ERASMUS/SOCRATES scheme. In previous years students have visited universities in the Netherlands, Finland, France, Spain and USA.

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SCHOOL OF HISTORICAL STUDIES The economic …

The economic transformation of Eastern Europe Session 2003/2004 2 The economic transformation of eastern Europe, 1740-1938 Although often considered a part of the European economy’s ‘periphery’, the Habsburg Empire experienced economic structural change from the second quarter of the nineteenth century. This

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Economics Research degrees University of Leicester

Dr Svetlana Andrianova. Banking and financial development. Contract theory. Game theory. Poverty and development. Development economics with application to formerly planned economies. Dr Aristotelis Boukouras. Contract theory. Political economy.

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Social Interactions, the Evolution of Trust, and Economic

economic outcomes. Insofar as social trust fuels, and at the same time is fuelled, by economic conditions, then we can envisage circumstances where the current conditions may determine, to a great extent, the long-term prospects of the economy. On the one hand, we may have a vicious circle where reduced trust impedes economic performance which,

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Making the most of high inflation

2 developing countries the results are more encouraging (Gonçalves and Salles, 2008; Lin and Ye, 2009; Kun, 2012). If the IREG hypothesis is confirmed then, if a country is within an episode of high inflation and IREG is positive, the monetary authorities can make the most of inflation by raising the interest rate.

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MINING MICRODATA: ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AND SPATIAL

The Canadian economic environment was similar to that in adjacent American states. Yet Canada inherited a mixture of French and British culture and institutions, which were reflected in both intra-national and international socio-economic differences. Our research will begin with the two questions posed by Long and Ferrie.

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DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY …

Further economic and social change is the focus of the opening period addressed by the course. This reviews Britain’s unique position as the first industrial nation, together with mid-nineteenth century features – the railway, free trade and urban growth. After 1870, issues, such as

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Rankings of Academic Journals and Institutions in Economics

Economic Review has increased, with the notable exception of Econometrica which now appears to be the leading economic journal when we use characters per page as a measure of size. In addition, more empirically oriented or applied journals have risen in the rankings, e.g. the Journal of Business and Economic

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A Simple Model of Homophily in Social Networks

A pervasive feature of social and economic networks is that contacts tend to be more frequent among similar agents than among dissimilar ones. This pattern, usually referred to as \homophily", applies to many types of social interaction, and along many dimensions of similarity.1 The presence of homophily has important implications on how

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The key to Leicester’s economic future: First phase of

Kevin Harris, Chair of the LLEP Board of Directors, said: “Space Park Leicester is key to the economic future of our region. Leicester and Leicestershire will become an international hub of space technology and innovation, creating jobs and …

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Department of Economic and Social History

HS3112/EH3612 The life and times of George Orwell 1903-50 Academic session 2003/04 3 7 ‘Coming Up for Air’ 8 ‘Animal Farm’ 9 ‘1984’

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EH1601: Department of Economic and Social History

Economic and Social History, like the other social sciences, is concerned with the workings of human society. Its main interest lies in changes occurring over time in the productive systems of society, and in related social structures. It has a strong contemporary relevance, and helps to explain many of the features of today’s world.

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MINING MICRODATA: ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AND SPATIAL

economic opportunity and spatial mobility in Britain, Canada and The United States, 1850-1911 Supported by: Aims • To create linked panels of census data in a comparable manner in three different countries

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SCHOOL OF HISTORICAL STUDIES (ECONOMIC & SOCIAL …

and economic knowledge in the Truman years’ in Furner, M. O. and Supple, B. (eds), The State and Economic Knowledge: The American and British Experiences De Long, J.B., ‘Keynesianism Pennsylvania Avenue Style: Some Economic Consequences of the Employment Act of 1946’ Jnl of Economic Perspectives, 10 (1996), pp.241-53

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ULSB Public Lecture Series — University of Leicester

The ULSB Public Lecture Series features invited speakers who are regarded as leaders in the areas of management, economics, finance and business. Hosted by the School of Business, the lectures are open to students, staff, alumni and the public. The theme of each lecture is chosen for its topicality and relevance to the understanding of contemporary …

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The Expert and The Charlatan: an Experimental Study in

Economic Advice Theodore Alysandratos*, Aristotelis Boukouras , Sotiris Georganas and Zacharias Maniadis§ Preliminary Abstract How do people choose what economic advice to heed? We develop a set of validated multiple-choice questions on economic policy problems, to examine empirically the persuasiveness of expert versus populist advice.

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EH3102/EH3602 Bibliography: The Economy and Economic Policy

Bibliography: The Economy and Economic Policy. 6. The Economy and Economic Policy. Years of recovery. British econonic policy 1945-51 (1985). The British economy since 1945 (1992). The economic decline of post-war Britain. The debate between left and right (1986)

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Economic Growth, Health, and the Choice of Polluting

Economic Growth, Health, and the Choice of Polluting Technologies: The Role of Bureaucratic Corruption Dimitrios Varvarigos‡ University of Leicester This version: September 2013 Abstract I model an economy where the adverse health effects of pollution impede labour productivity and capital accumulation is the source of economic growth.

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Government Ownership of Banks, Institutions and Economic

economic growth, by boosting the productivity and value added growth of firms they financed (Demetriades, Du, Girma and Xu 2008, Rousseau and Xiao 2007). 4. See, for example, Diaz-Alejandro (1985) for a classic analysis of the institutional weaknesses in Latin America

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Finance Division About the University of Leicester

Our university has a significant economic impact. Our expenditure of £295 million in 2015/16 generated a positive impact on the wider economy of £695 million in that year. Key people. Paul Gowdridge - Director of Finance; James Trotter - Director of Procurement; Contact Accounts Payable and Processing. [email protected]le.ac.uk +44 (0)116 252 2400

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DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY Good Times, Hard Times: America in the 1920s and 1930s Aims and objectives This module will analyse two distinct phases in the economic and social history of the United States. The prosperity of the twenties attracted the envy of most of the world. The Great Depression, how-

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Seasons and Cycles in Time Series

an economic time series; and, in that case, we know in advance what value to give to!. For the seasonality of economic activities is related, ultimately, to the near-perfect regularities of the solar system which are re°ected in the annual calender. It may be unreasonable to expect that an idealised seasonal cycle can be

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School of Historical Studies (Economic & Social History

The Economic History of Britain since 1700 vol.3, 1939-1992 R. Middleton, The British economy since 1945 : engaging with the debate B. Supple, ‘Fear of Failing: economic history and the decline of Britain’, EcHR 47 (1994), pp.441-58

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Do Currency Unions Deliver More Economic Integration than

2. Monetary Union and Economic Integration The existing literature suggests at least three aspects of international economic integration that could in principle be affected by membership of a monetary union as opposed to a fixed exchange rate. (i) The use of a common currency will eliminate transactions costs in international trade

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ESRC — University of Leicester

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) have published a new Research data policy underpinned by nine core principles and Data management plan guidance. "We are the UK's largest organisation for funding research on economic and social issues.We support independent, high quality research which has an impact on business, the public sector …

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SCHOOL OF HISTORICAL STUDIES (ECONOMIC & SOCIAL …

S. Ogilvie (ed) Germany; a new Social and Economic History, Vol II, 1630-1800 N. G. Parker The Thirty Years’ War A. Corvisier Armies and Societies in Europe, 1494-1789 G. L. Soliday A Community in Conflict: Frankfurt Society in the Seventeenth and early Eighteenth Centuries K.Newman ‘Hamburg in the European Economy, 1680-1750’ in Journal

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DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC & SOCIAL HISTORY EH1602

An Economic History of Western Europe, pp.345-60 Street, J. ‘Youth culture’, in Johnson, P. (ed), Twentieth Century Britain, pp.460-75 Sutcliffe, A. An Economic and Social History of Western Europe since 1945 Lynch, M An Introduction to Modern Britain 1900-1999 Tipton, F. B. & R. Aldrick Economic and Social History of Europe from 1939

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SCHOOL OF HISTORICAL STUDIES (Economic & Social History

SCHOOL OF HISTORICAL STUDIES (Economic & Social History EH3117/EH3617 Constructing India: Economy, Society and Politics from the Great War to Partition Module Outline The period spanning the First World War to the Partition was a crucial epoch in the making of modern India.

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DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC & SOCIAL HISTORY

What economic purpose was the Great Leap Forward intended to serve? 2. Was it a realistic policy? 3. Why was the famine so widespread and destructive? HS3116/HS3616 China Transformed: From Mao to Modernisation Academic session 2003/04 6 Seminar 8. The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, 1966-76

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World Economic Forum – Economics student blog

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum started this week, in Davos high up in the Swiss Alps. The meeting is an annual gathering of the world’s richest and most powerful people, the 1%ers. Among them you find the politicians, government ministers, academics and business leaders from all over the world.

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Gary Koop, University of Strathclyde, UK Roberto Leon

Π= αβ0 and Π= αGG−1β0 are identical for any nonsingular G. This indeterminacy is commonly surmounted by imposing the so-called linear normalization where β=[Ir B0]0.However, there are some serious drawbacks to this linear normalization (see Strachan and …

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Enhancing our social, economic & physical environments by

To enhance our social, economic and physical environments by embedding social awareness and sustainability into our DNA. Our values. The University of Leicester is a global university, founded with the aim of providing hope for the future. We are committed to making the world better for present and future generations through our teaching and

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New book explores how Britain, the US and the EU have

Britain used its economic advantage to recruit collaborators from local elites who in turn ensured that their country’s economy was organised in a fashion conducive to British trading interests. “We revisit this broadened horizon and bring the story right up to date, not only looking at how states have exercised formal control over external

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Economic Integration in West Africa: Does the CFA Make a

factor handicapping African economic development is the absence of opportunities to exploit economies of scale in production and trade. For this reason, the promotion of macroeconomic integration in Sub-Saharan Africa is, if anything, even more urgent than elsewhere in the world.

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Gibraltar’s Economic Problems and the UK’s Role in Solving

Gibraltar’s Economic Problems and the UK’s Role in Solving Them. Dr. Chris Grocott, Lecturer in Management and Economic History at the School, demonstrates how the recent political disputes between the UK, Spain and the people of Gibraltar are connected to on-going economic tensions which both unite and divide them.

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