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RES Annual Conference: Sponsorship

With thanks to our sponsors:

ADR UK (Administrative Data Research UK)

ADR UK (Administrative Data Research UK) is a partnership transforming the way researchers access the UK’s wealth of public sector data, to enable better informed policy decisions that improve people’s lives.

By linking together data held by different parts of government, and facilitating safe and secure access for accredited researchers to these newly joined-up and de-identified datasets, ADR UK is creating a sustainable body of knowledge about how our society and economy function. This is tailored to give decision makers the answers they need to solve important policy questions, driving change that has the potential to improve lives across the UK.

ADR UK is made up of four national partnerships (ADR England, ADR Northern Ireland, ADR Scotland and ADR Wales), and the Office for National Statistics, which ensures data provided by UK Government bodies is accessed by researchers in a safe and secure form with minimal risk to data holders or the public. The partnership is coordinated by a UK-wide Strategic Hub, which also promotes the benefits of administrative data research to the public and the wider research community, engages with UK Government to secure access to data, and manages a dedicated research budget.

ADR UK is an investment by the Economic and Social Research Council, part of UK Research and Innovation. Visit ADR UK’s website to find out more about our work.

Economics Observatory

The Economics Observatory (ECO) is a new project that bridges the gap between academic research, government policy and the general public. Our goal is to provide balanced and reliable answers to questions about the economy. We make it our mission to make these answers as accessible and engaging as possible. The ECO team are drawn from across the countries and regions of the UK, with a hub in Bristol. By publishing daily articles, videos and charts, we believe ECO can help the public and policymakers better understand the numerous challenges facing countries around the world today.

Harvard University Press

Harvard University Press is delighted to offer 30% off selected economics books from 8th March until 27th March for Royal Economics Society conference delegates. Use code RES24 on our website. Included in the offer are notable books by Thomas Piketty, Branko Milanovic, Elizabeth O’Brien Ingleson, Eswar Prasad, Michael Klausner, Guhan Subramanian, and many more. 

Now in paperback, Thomas Piketty’s A Brief History of Equality provides a perfect introduction to the ideas developed in his monumental earlier books. A Financial Times book of the year, Branko Milanovic’s Visions of Inequality: From the French Revolution to the End of the Cold War provides a sweeping and original history of how economists across two centuries have thought about inequality, told through portraits of six key figures. In Made in China: When US-China Interests Converged to Transform Global Trade, Elizabeth O’Brien Ingleson tells the surprising story of how Cold War foes found common cause in transforming China’s economy into a source of cheap labour, creating the economic interdependence that characterizes our world today. Drawing on real-life cases from a wide range of industries, two acclaimed experts offer a sophisticated but accessible guide to business deals in Deals: The Economic Structure of Business Transactions by Michael Klausner and Guhan Subramanian. 

See the full list of books here, and remember to use code RES24 for 30% off.

mcEmpirics

The e-learning platform mcEmpirics is a supplement to lectures and courses on applied and theoretical econometrics. It was developed by Professor Thomas Siedler and includes more than 1,500 introductory econometric questions, answers to these questions and references to relevant books and journals. The aim of platform is to help professors and lecturers to create and conduct online tests quickly and effectively during the semester.

Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It is our mission to further the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

OUP proudly publishes The Economic Journal and The Econometrics Journal on behalf of the Royal Economic Society.

Palgrave Macmillan

Palgrave Macmillan is a world-class publisher of books and journals with more than 175 years’ experience in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Now part of Springer Nature, the world’s largest academic book publisher, Palgrave Macmillan continues its commitment to ground-breaking academic content, as well as research and innovation to remain at the forefront of book publishing.

As a global publisher of Economics books we specialise in textbooks, research books, major reference works, videos and of course, Open Access. At RES 2024 we are actively looking to connect with authors and academics – please feel free to stop by to browse our range of books, say hello or discuss your next book idea.

Princeton University Press

Princeton University Press publishes influential and groundbreaking books in economics, books that actively influence how the field defines and redefines itself through a broad range of new and challenging ideas and an increasingly diverse group of authors and perspectives.  Visit our stand at the RES conference to see our latest publications or find out more on our website at www.press.princeton.edu/subjects/economics-finance.

The Nuffield Foundation

The Nuffield Foundation is an independent charitable trust with a mission to advance social well-being. It funds research that informs social policy, primarily in Education, Welfare, and Justice.

The Nuffield Foundation is the founder and co-funder of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, the Ada Lovelace Institute and the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory.

The Foundation seeks to be an open, collaborative and engaged funder that offers more than money. We are not simply an academic funding body, though the research we fund must stand up to rigorous academic scrutiny. We want the policies and institutions that affect people’s well-being to be influenced by robust evidence, and the work we fund to have real impact. We will work with the research, policy and practice communities to foster an environment where that is possible.

Some issues that will determine social well-being will cut across the areas of Education, Welfare, and Justice, and may extend beyond them. Our Welfare domain is particularly focused on work, family and the intersection of the two. We are interested in funding research that takes account of the trends that are shaping today’s increasingly complex society. Our primary focus is on the UK, but this may include comparative work between countries, where the primary intention is to generate knowledge of relevance to the UK.

Summatic

Designed and developed by Cambridge academics, Summatic is an online platform that supports Economics teaching with learning resources and assignments. Summatic makes it possible for academics to ask authentic quantitative economics questions which go beyond multiple-choice and covering formulas, equations, matrices, and more. Additionally, randomized question variants provide students with unlimited practice.

Student attempts are automatically and reliably marked by our system, giving students instant step-by-step feedback and provides teachers with analytics. In addition, students also have access to interactive textbooks with interactive graphical explanations alongside questions to support their learning.

At present, Summatic supports:

  • Maths for Economics (including preparation for incoming students)
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Econometrics

While courses in Intermediate Macroeconomics and Financial Economics are coming soon. We can also tailor content to your needs by uploading your questions.

Users of Summatic include Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS), National University of Singapore, University of Bristol and Ulster University. Case studies of our work with CJBS and Bristol can be found here and here.

Read more at www.summatic.co.uk/economics and speak with Dr Charles Roddie and team at the Summatic booth at RES.

Timberlake Consultants

Timberlake is the global leader in data science, econometrics and operational research software and training solutions.

We provide a total solution to our diverse range of clients across the fields of statistics, econometrics, forecasting, quantitate and qualitative research, epidemiology, finance, political and social sciences as well as data visualization.

We are an authorized distributor of all software packages held within our portfolio. Our relationships with the developers of the software packages that we distribute are long established and we enjoy close partnerships with the developers of the leading software tools in the specialist technical and scientific fields.

To help professionals, academics and students to grow and develop their existing skills and keep-up with the latest theoretical and software developments in the statistics and econometrics fields, Timberlake Consultants’ organize training courses and other events internationally, including software user group meetings and free seminars. 

Since establishing Timberlake Consultants, we have helped clients gain a competitive advantage by exploiting the links between statistical, econometric, operational research and mathematical modelling and advances in technology and software.

Our expertise can greatly assist clients in defining and implementing solutions to the projects that they are involved in. We aim to provide thoroughly researched and professionally delivered solutions and work frequently with software developers and/or academic associates, all experts in their relevant fields.

Become a sponsor

Each year, the RES Conference welcomes a diverse and captivating array of sponsors, and we anticipate nothing less for the exciting conference that awaits us in 2024.

Our sponsorship packages for the 2024 conference are available now.

However, if you’re eager to explore bespoke opportunities or have a specific idea in mind, don’t hesitate to reach out to our Events Manager, Georgina Jenkins, via events@res.org.uk

Here are some of the great opportunities available: 

  • Headline Sponsor: The headline sponsorship package has been designed to align your company with excellence, and position you at the forefront of the profession. Take the lead in shaping the conference content as the headline sponsor and design one of our prestigious 5 keynote lectures.

  • Special Session: Craft a tailored experience with our special session package, allowing you to actively contribute to the conference while hosting your own exclusive guests.

  • Conference Breakfasts: Join an invite-only list of conference delegates for intimate and engaging conference breakfasts, fostering meaningful discussions and connections.