Welcome to the Royal Economic Society
The RES is a learned society and membership organization founded in 1890.  We publish two major journals, the Economic Journal and the Econometrics Journal, and organize events including an annual conference.  We encourage excellence, diversity and inclusion in all activities. We welcome new members and seek to represent the interests of economists in all areas of the discipline and all parts of the world. (More)
Discover Economics Campaign
The Royal Economic Society has launched a campaign in partnership with leading economic organisations to improve diversity within the profession.
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20 Jul 2021
NIESR and University of Birmingham welcomed as group members
The Royal Economic Society is pleased to welcome the National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR) and the University of Birmingham as its latest group members.
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19 Jul 2021
Support the Royal Economic Society on Amazon Smile
Through Amazon Smile, RES members and supporters can help the Society raise additional funds for our charitable activities.
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16 Jul 2021
RES Mentoring Retreat 2022
The Royal Economic Society (RES) Women’s Committee is looking for female professors and senior economists to mentor female early career researchers for the 2022 Mentoring Retreat.
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13 Jul 2021
The Gender Imbalance in UK Economics: Royal Economic Society Women’s Committee Silver Anniversary Report
The economy affects everyone but those studying and researching the economy are unrepresentative of wider society.
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RES-GES Webinar on Racial Inequalities (with Prof. Glenn Loury)
RES Presents 2021: Brexit, the UK and Ireland
Annual Public Lecture: Why digital is so disruptive (Prof. Diane Coyle)
#RES2021: Past President's Address (Dame Rachel Griffith)
#RES2021: Improving the Communication of Economics and Economic Statistics
#RES2021: Gender Economics - Policy Implications
#RES2021: Lunchtime Chat - The State of the Economy (Lord Mervyn King and Rachel Glennerster)
#RES2021: Past President's Address (Lord Nicholas Stern)
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26 JUL 2021
Diversifying Economics Globally
01 SEP 2021 - 03 SEP 2021
Developments in Economics Education Conference 2021
01 SEP 2021 - 03 SEP 2021
52nd Annual Conference of the Money Macro and Finance Society
06 OCT 2021
The Gender Imbalance in UK Economics
Royal Economic Society, Silver Anniversary Women’s Committee Report
04 NOV 2021 - 05 NOV 2021
Lille-Reading Workshop on International Finance
17 NOV 2021 - 19 NOV 2021
The Festival of Economics 2021
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