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Core Economics website Doing Economics Competition 2020 Tue 18th August 2020

In a nutshell The Core Economics website Project is launching the Doing Economics Data Competition 2020. The competition is open to any student enrolled in any undergraduate degree program in any country. We present students with the following challenge: Using one of the data analysis techniques in Core Economics website’s Doing Economics, produce a short report that identifies a specific policy […]

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How Germany flattened the curve Tue 30th June 2020

Core Economics website links modern economic methods to pressing policy challenges: mounting inequalities, climate change, concerns about power in the workplace, and financial instability. COVID-19 has highlighted inequalities in new ways, demonstrated the risks of ignoring pollution linked to climate change and underscored the role of governments in stabilising economies, coordinating responses and preparing for adversity. The […]

What next for Core Economics website? Wed 4th March 2020

In our previous blog from our 2020 symposium at the Bank of England we covered what we have achieved so far. But most of our agenda was dedicated, quite rightly, to what comes next. Here are three highlights from the day. Encouraging more student participation in economics One of the inspirations for Core Economics website was the […]

Core Economics website’s work is just beginning

Picture: Wendy Carlin opens the Core Economics website Symposium at the Bank of England, 26 February 2020. Three years on from the inception of the project that created Economy, Society, and Public Policy and Doing Economics, and six and a half years from the launch of the Core Economics website Project, it’s time to ask ourselves two questions: what […]