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  • Economist / Policy Manager

    £31,500 – £38,600 (London) or £29,200 – £35,795 (Glasgow) London Westminster (moving to Canary Wharf in early 2018) or Glasgow Ofgem is committed to making a positive difference for energy consumers through effective regulation of the market and close working with suppliers to ensure sustainable energy for consumers and businesses in the UK. This is…

    • Ofgem
    • London, UK
    • Glasgow, UK
    • Public Sector
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Senior Policy Manager – Consumer Engagement

    Glasgow: £52,600 – £64,000 or London Westminster (moving to Canary Wharf early 2018): £56,650 – £69,700 12 month fixed term post Ofgem is committed to making a positive difference for energy consumers through effective regulation of the market and close working with suppliers to ensure sustainable energy for consumers and businesses in the UK. We…

    • Ofgem
    • London, UK
    • Glasgow, UK
    • Public Sector
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Professor in Economics

    The School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary University of London invites applications for the post of Professor of Economics. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is sought for this position: Applied Micro, Finance, Financial Econometrics and Macroeconomics. Queen Mary University of London is one of the world’s leading universities (in…

    • Queen Mary University of London
    • London, UK
    • Academia
    • 4 weeks remaining
  • Assistant Economist

    Location: Victoria House, London WC1B 4AD                                                     Salary: £30,145 to £33,762 plus excellent benefits Economics is at the heart of the Competition and Markets Authority’s work. We have an exciting opportunity which calls for enthusiastic Economists keen to work on large-scale investigations with a team of exceptional practitioners. The interests of the consumer are at the…

    • Competition and Markets Authority
    • London WC1B 4AD   
    • Public Sector
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Regulatory Executive

    HS1 Ltd has the concession for the HS1 infrastructure to 2040. The infrastructure comprises 109 route km of high speed railway from London St Pancras International to the Channel Tunnel, including four stations – St Pancras International, Stratford International, Ebbsfleet International, and Ashford International. We serve high speed domestic commuter operations into Kent, and international…

    • HS1 Limited
    • London, York Way
    • Private Sector
    • 4 weeks remaining
  • Economic Affairs Officer

    This position is located in the Enterprise Branch of the Division on Investment and Enterprise of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The Economic Affairs Officer reports to the Chief of the Accounting and Corporate Governance Section. Responsibilities Within delegated authority, the Economic Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties:…

    • United Nations
    • Geneva, Switzerland
    • Public Sector
    • 4 weeks remaining
  • Economist

    Economist opportunity at Cebr Cebr has an exciting opening for economists. Can you think originally and creatively in using economics to answer clients’ questions? This is your chance to join one of Britain’s busiest and most influential economics consultancies providing services to business, Government departments, multi-nationals and trade and professional organisations. We have a huge…

    • Cebr
    • London, EC1V 9DX
    • Private Sector
    • 4 weeks remaining
  • Decision Modelling Analyst

    Liverpool, Manchester, Canary Wharf and 100 Parliament Street, SW1 HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) influences all aspects of society: alleviating child poverty; tackling climate change; making the UK economy a vibrant and attractive place to do business; and understanding what drives taxpayer behaviour. More details can be found on our web site www.hmrc.gov.uk The Knowledge,…

    • HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
    • Liverpool, L2 3PQ
    • Manchester, M60 9AF
    • Public Sector
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Competition Consultant

    Within our competition practice, we work closely with clients and legal counsel, providing a mix of strategic advice and technical support. We assist in pre-empting issues, in producing and responding to technical analysts, in preparing client submissions and expert reports and in giving oral evidence. We are currently looking for an exceptional candidate to join…

    • Frontier Economics
    • Private Sector
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Economist (Data Analytics)

    The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) seeks to transform Singapore into a leading global city of talent, enterprise and innovation. Our mission is to promote economic growth and create good jobs to enable Singaporeans to improve their lives. In MTI, you can expect an exciting, challenging and rewarding career! Responsibilities You will be part…

    • The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI)
    • Singapore
    • Public Sector
    • 1 month remaining
  • Senior Economists

    Glasgow: £41,200 – £52,600  or  London Westminster (moving to Canary Wharf in early 2018): £43,600 – £56,650 Ofgem is committed to making a positive difference for energy consumers through effective regulation of the market and close working with suppliers to ensure sustainable energy for consumers and businesses in the UK. A career with Ofgem is…

    • Ofgem
    • London, UK
    • Glasgow, UK
    • Public Sector
    • 1 week remaining
  • Economists

    Glasgow: £29,200 – £35,795  London Westminster (moving to Canary Wharf in early 2018): £31,500 – £38,600 Ofgem is committed to making a positive difference for energy consumers through effective regulation of the market and close working with suppliers to ensure sustainable energy for consumers and businesses in the UK. A career with Ofgem is a…

    • Ofgem
    • London, England
    • Glasgow, Scotland
    • Public Sector
    • 1 week remaining
  • Departmental Lecturership in Development Economics

    The Oxford Department of International Development seeks applications for a full-time, fixed-term Departmental Lectureship in Development Economics. The post holder will be responsible to the Head of Department, Professor Christopher Adam, and will contribute to and coordinate the teaching of Quantitative Methods (QM) on the MSc Economics for Development course, this will involve giving lectures,…

    • University of Oxford
    • Oxford, UK
    • Academia
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Policy & Guidance Assistant Manager

    £24,300 – £28,150 – 12 month FTC London Westminster (moving to Canary Wharf in early 2018) E-Serve is the delivery arm of Ofgem, the regulator of Britain’s gas and electricity markets, and is helping to shape the future of the energy market – delivering better energy efficiency through renewable energy sources, and protecting the interests…

    • Ofgem
    • London, UK
    • Public Sector
    • 2 days remaining
  • Senior Analyst, RIIO

    £29,200 – £35,795 (Glasgow) or £31,500 – £38,600 (London) – up to 4 year FTC Glasgow or London Westminster (moving to Canary Wharf in early 2018) Ofgem is committed to making a positive difference for energy consumers through effective regulation of the market and close working with suppliers to ensure sustainable energy for consumers and…

    • Ofgem
    • London, UK
    • Glasgow, Scotland
    • Public Sector
    • 2 days remaining
  • Advisor – Economic Growth and Productivity

    The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) is recruiting for an Advisor to join our Economic Growth and Productivity team. The successful applicant will work on a range of projects applying behavioural insights to economic policy problems. Some of the key questions we are interested in include: What works in helping employees become more productive? Can we…

    • Behavioural Insights Team
    • London
    • Private Sector
    • 1 week remaining
  • Consultant / Economist

    London, Oxford or Brussels Who we are Oxera advises companies, policymakers, regulators and lawyers on economic issues relating to competition, finance or regulation. We are the market-leading finance and economics consultancy in state aid. Using our in-depth knowledge and expertise in corporate finance, we have a long-standing reputation for providing critical financial and economic insight…

    • Oxera
    • London, UK
    • Oxford, UK
    • Private Sector
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Head of Research Strategy

    About the Debt Management Office As the Government’s debt and cash manager, the DMO aims, with HM Treasury, to lead, develop and deliver the Government’s debt, cash and balance sheet management objectives. It also administers the Public Works Loan Board’s lending to local government and provides fund management services for a number of public sector…

    • UK Debt Management Office
    • London, UK
    • Public Sector
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Unicef UK Chair of Trustees

    This is an exciting opportunity to lead the board of an ambitious and innovative UK charity- a global brand, steeped in history – and to make a positive impact on the lives of children around the world. Unicef ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have…

    • Unicef
    • London, UK
    • Charity/NGO
    • 1 week remaining
  • Senior Analysts (G7 grade)

    The Department of Health is looking to recruit experienced professional analysts to join us in a range of exciting posts, working on health issues that are never far from the public eye. The posts are at civil service Grade 7 (principal) level. This is a senior level commonly reached only after at least several years’…

    • Department of Health
    • Leeds, GB
    • Public Sector
    • 2 days remaining

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Behavioural Economics: Nudging its way in consumer policy

This year’s surprise winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences is Richard Thaler, a prominent behavioural economists. The surprise factor does not come from a lack of prolific and ingenious academic life, rather from the nature of the field of research that Prof Thaler revolutionised. Not many behavioural economists have won the highest honour…

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Trade in value added: how Global Value Chains affect competitiveness

1.1  Measuring external competitiveness The issue of external competitiveness has always been an important topic in the economic and political discourse of the European Union.[1] In this respect, in 2010 the European Commission launched the Europe 2020 strategy aiming at transforming the EU into “a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy, delivering high levels of employment,…

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