International Women’s Day 2024: What challenges do women in economics face?

In the third of our film series celebrating diversity and empowerment around International Women’s Day, Dr Danielle Guizzo, Associate Professor in Economics Education, Dr Uta Bolt, Lecturer in Economics and BSc Economics and Politics student Lucy, discuss the impact of being a woman in economics.…

International Women’s Day 2024: Inspiring future female economists

International Women’s Day this year celebrates diversity and empowerment, encouraging everyone to #InspireInclusion. In the first of our new film series, ‘Women in Economics at Bristol’, we asked our academics and students which female economists have inspired them.

International Women’s Day 2023: What do our students say?

Female students socialising around a table outdoors, overlaid with text that reads 'International Women's Day: What do our students say?' Today is International Women’s Day, a chance to celebrate women’s achievement, raise awareness of discrimination and #EmbraceEquity. Here’s what final-year BSc Economics students Alicja and Madeline have to say on inspiration, leadership and their hopes for the future.

Academic Spotlight: An interview with Dr Christine Valente

portrait of Dr Christine ValenteMeet Christine Valente, Reader, or ‘Associate Professor’ in Economics at University of Bristol

We caught up with Dr Christine Valente from the Department of Economics at University of Bristol, to find out why she chose a career in economics, to learn about her research focus and to find out who and what she is inspired by.…