Bristol Talks Economics: Jacob Goldstein

The ‘Bristol Talks Economics’ series is organised by students within the School of Economics. We recently caught up with Ben Pimley who has been heavily involved with securing high-profile speakers for recent talks such as Tim Harford, and the Planet Money podcast co-host Jacob Goldstein.

Economics and Journalism Seminar with Rachana Shanbhogue – Student Review

Text reads: Student seminar review, Economics and Journalism seminar with Rochana Shanbhogue. Background image shows Bank of EnglandUndergraduate Economics student, Hugo Figueiredo provides a review of the recent Bristol Talks seminar with Rachana Shanbhogue – Finance Editor at The Economist.


The seminar began with Rachana detailing her academic and professional career path, where she detailed her Masters in Economics at Cambridge, working for the Bank of England, House of Commons and, most recently, Finance Editor at The Economist.…

Bristol Economics student nominated for finals of National Undergraduate of the Year Competition

Image of a lecture hall and the text: Undergraduate of the year finalistBSc Economics and Management student, Saul Wilson, made it to the final round of the TARGETJobs national student awards after taking part in a competitive process.

The TARGETJobs Undergraduate of the Year competition is open to all undergraduate students across the UK, offering opportunities and prizes such as internships and placements with internationally recognised organisations taking part in the initiative.…

Economic recovery, UBI, University bail-outs: What do the experts say?

Academic Expert Opinion Poll Staff at the University of Bristol’s department of Economics grapple with some COVID19-related economic questions. Where does the expert consensus lie?

Asking the experts: in a new series for the economics blog, Economics undergraduate student, Ethan Lester puts COVID19-related economic questions to department staff and writes up their responses.…