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Panmure House

4 Lochend Close

Edinburgh

EH8 8BL

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Join us in the fantastic surroundings of Panmure House, the former residence of Adam Smith.

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Why Economics? An Event to Inspire you into the World of Applied Economics

The main themes for this event are: Why Economics Matters; Using Your Analytical Skills; Life as an Economist and The Economy and the Media.

You will have the opportunity to hear from inspiring individuals, find out how economics is used in practice and why applied economics can equip you with the understanding and the skills to progress to a fantastic career.

Douglas Fraser, Business & Economy Editor for BBC Scotland is our keynote speaker, together with researchers and experts from a number of organisations including the Resolution Foundation, NHS Scotland, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Bank of England.

This is a full day event, aimed at undergraduate students studying economics at a Scottish University. The event includes lunch and drinks reception (please email any dietary requirements to economic.futures@strath.ac.uk).

If you are travelling from outside of Edinburgh, travel expenses will be covered. Scanned copies of your original travel tickets/receipts are required to claim expenses. Please email economicfutures@strath.ac.uk to request an expenses claim form.

Economic Futures | Supporting Growth in Applied Economics Capacity in Scotland

Economic Futures is a project funded by the Scottish Funding Council and aims to engage with undergraduate economics students, graduates and early career academics, across Scotland to provide an eco-system for applied economic analysis.

The project offers a series of programmes including work placement opportunities in academia, public policy, charities and the private sector and events to showcase opportunities and learning in applied economics.

https://www.economicfutures.ac.uk/

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Edinburgh

EH8 8BL

United Kingdom

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