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The 2016 RES prize was awarded to Dan Anderberg, Helmut Rainer (University of Munich and Ifo Institute), Jonathan Wadsworth and Tanya Wilson (University of Stirling) at the Royal Economic Society's 2017 Conference for their article: 'Unemployment and Domestic Violence: Theory and Evidence.'


The Economics department at Royal Holloway is ranked in the top ten by REF 2014


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BBC Scotland interview with Dr Tanya Wilson

Dr Tanya Wilson on Timeline BBC Scotland


PhD Annual Conference 2018 30th April

PhD Annual Conference 2018 30th April

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Department of Economics Annual PhD Conference 2018


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