Upcoming RES Diversity and Inclusion Events

The Royal Economic Society would like to share some of our forthcoming diversity activities with you.


Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Network – Quarterly Meeting


The next meeting of the D&I Network will take place on 9 June, kindly hosted by the Government Economic Service. Chaired by Stefania Paredes Fuentes, RES Diversity Champion, the meeting will include plenary and breakout sessions to share best practice and collaborate to find solutions around Diversity, Equality and Inclusion. Further details of the event and how to register will be circulated soon: sign up here to find out more.

More information here.


UK Women in Economics Network (UK WEN) – Career Conversations


The next event in the UK WEN calendar will be on 27 June focusing on different career pathways and common challenges faced by female economists. This will be an interactive event kindly hosted by JP Morgan Asset Management.

To stay updated with UK WEN events and receive further details, sign up to the UK WEN mailing list. More information here.


Young Economist of the Year Competition 2023


The Royal Economic Society, via Discover Economics, has launched our “Young Economist of the Year” competition sponsored by KPMG, an amazing opportunity for young people in years 10 – 13 (or equivalent) to consider real-world economic problems, and get the chance to be published in the Financial Times.

Download poster here


The Young Economist of the Year Competition is our annual student-based competition to encourage students to think about current economic issues and promote the study of economic science. Deadline is 14 July 2023.

Format: Written or multimedia format. Written would be in blog format no longer than 1,000 words. Multimedia includes video, podcast or presentation slides.

Participants: Be an individual or group entry. Groups to be 2-5 students.

Students do not need to be studying economics to be able to enter this competition. The RES welcomes a diverse range of contributions and insights on the competition topics. Click here to find out more and enter your submission.