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The Department is committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Since its introduction in 1920, Philosophy, Politics and Economics has established an unrivalled reputation as the degree programme for able young people seeking careers in politics and public life. At the postgraduate level, the Department’s MPhil and DPhil programmes are internationally recognized for the excellence of the training and scholarship provided.
Professor Abhijit Banerjee , Ford International Professor of Economics at MIT, will be joining the Department of Economics as the Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professor for Trinity Term 2015. Professor Banerjee is a founding director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and in 2011, he...read more
Panel Discussion – “Do we face secular stagnation”
The Panel Discussion Event took place on Wednesday 7th May with Professor Paul Krugman (Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professor), Lord Adair Turner and Lord Robert Skidelsky and was chaired by Professor Tony Venables.