University of Kent
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    The School has a strong research culture and an international reputation in a number of fields.
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    We have two research centres that specialise in macroeconomics and agri-environmental studies, plus an active microeconomics research group.
  • Seminars

    We host weekly research seminars by visiting visiting academics from universities and institutions in the UK and abroad.
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roger vickerman 120x120The economic adviser to HS2 Ltd, the company responsible for developing and promoting the UK’s new high-speed rail network, is to speak at The University of Nottingham on Monday 9 May 2016. Roger Vickerman , Dean for Europe and Professor of European Economics at the University of Kent, will discuss the future economic impact that HS2 could have on the East Midlands region.

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keynes collegeThe Kent School of Economics Spring term newsletter is now available 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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zaki wahhaj 120x120Child marriage is a global problem affecting 15 million girls every year. The practice severely limits their life choices, and there is a growing consensus within the international community that it has far-reaching consequences for the girls, their families and their communities.  In 2014 the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution asking all member states to pass and enforce laws banning child marriages.  Some members have responded promptly to the call by adopting new laws to bring an end to child marriage.

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eastern arc 120x120A workshop for Eastern ARC researchers, 20-21 April 2016

The full programme for this workshop is now on our website:

Registration is open. Please submit your details using the online registration form.

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