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PBE referenced in House of Commons Hansard

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Pro Bono Economics' report for the PSHE Association was mentioned in the House of Commons Hansard on the 6th of February 2018 , in a debate on statutory PSHE...

Congratulations to Richard Thaler: Winner of Nobel Prize for Economics 2017

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Congratulations to Richard Thaler: Winner of Nobel Prize for Economics 2017

Congratulations to Richard Thaler, one of the founding fathers of "nudge theory" and Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, our partner based in the City, for his excellent achievement winning...

Congratulations to Diane Coyle: Joint winner of The Indigo Prize

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Congratulations to Diane Coyle: Joint winner of The Indigo Prize

PBE would like to extend our congratulations to our trustee Diane Coyle for her achievement in winning The Indigo Prize, along with Benjamin Mitra-Kahn, Chief Economist at IP Australia.

Diane is a professor of economics at...

PBE report referenced in UK Parliament

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Pro Bono Economics' report for City Year UK was yesterday referenced in parliament by Mike Kane, Member of Parliament for Wythenshawe & Sale East and Shadow Minister for...

2017 Rybczynski economics essay prize is now open!

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The Society of Business Economists 2017 Rybczynski economics essay prize is now open!

Entries are invited for this year’s competition for the best piece of writing on an issue of importance to economics, and offers the opportunity to help your own work gain a high profile among professional...

Julia Grant of Impetus-PEF to be the new CEO of PBE

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We are delighted to announce that Julia Grant, current CEO of Impetus-PEF, will be joining the PBE Team in April as Chief Executive Officer.

Julia has over ten years’ experience as a charity CEO and joined Impetus-PEF in 2011 as Portfolio Manager. Julia has been acting CEO since 2015 and...

Lord Gus O'Donnell - new Board Chair of PBE

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We are delighted to announce that Lord Gus O'Donnell will be joining the PBE Board of Trustees as Chair mid-2016. With Julia Grant, currently of Impetus-PEF, joining the Executive team in April 2016, Gus will help guide PBE through the next stage of its development.

Gus spoke at the...

Welcoming David Giampaolo to PBE

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We are delighted to announce that David Giampaolo is joining PBE as our newest patron. David is a successful entrepreneur, having founded and run a number of organisations in the USA and the UK, and has been Chief Executive of Pi Capital, a hugely successful investor network, since 2002....

Welcoming two new trustees

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We would like to welcome Jo-Tilley Riley and Matthew Brumsen as our newest recruits to the PBE board. They will bring new insights and perspectives to the board and we look forward to working together.

On her appointment, Jo says:

“Pro Bono Economics is a unique resource for...

50 projects in 5 years

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PBE has reached an important milestone - 50 completed projects in 5 years! Our project with the Mo Farah Foundation saw economist volunteer Tom Aldred advise the foundation on the data collection needed to understand the impact of their Motivate Hounslow project, which encourages local young...

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