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Professor Jagjit ChadhaThe School would like to congratulate Jagjit Chadha on his appointment as the Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), with effect from May this year.

Jagjit Chadha is currently a Professor in the School of Economics and Mercers' School Memorial Professor of Commerce at Gresham College. He has held previous academic posts at the Universities of Cambridge, Southampton and St Andrews and has also worked as an economist at the Bank of England and BNP Paribas.  Throughout his career he has been a commentator and researcher on a wide range of macro-economic policy issues.

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keynes collegeThe School of Economics Autumn term round-up of news is now available to read on our website. We produce a newsletter at the end of the Autumn and Spring terms to highlight some of the events and research that have taken place in the School.

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students graduating On Tuesday 27th October a number of our recent Economics graduates will return to the University to talk about their experiences of working in the Finance Sector.

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Employability Festival Brochure  

The University of Kent's Careers Fair will be taking place on Tuesday 3rd November from 12pm to 3pm in the Sports Centre. This will be a fantastic opportunity for students to meet over 130 employers who will be showcasing their opportunities. Employers include Deloitte, Grant Thornton, HMRC, Civil Service, Morgan Stanley and PwC.

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Grant ThorntonWe have an exciting opportunity available, Grant Thornton and the School of Economics have teamed up to create a mentoring scheme available to Economics students. There are five spaces available for first, second or third years. 

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