About the UCL Journal of Economics

The UCL Journal of Economics is the official peer-reviewed, student-run journal of the UCL Department of Economics. In line with UCL’s philosophy of a research focused approach to education, it aims to provide a platform for undergraduate economists at UCL and worldwide to showcase their rigorous economic research, regardless of background or previous experience. 


The journal adds value to students at UCL by offering a chance to extend the research they undertake within and outside university modules. It will always be free to read and submit papers to us and we aim to maintain high standards of content, editing, and peer-review to uphold the reputation of our authors. We believe this makes the journal an important institution for undergraduate students across the world. 


We publish one issue a year, to which any undergraduate student can submit a paper for consideration. 


The journal is now open to submissions for Volume III

Deadline: Monday 1st April 2024, 23:59 BST

  • Volume 2 • Issue 1 • October 2023

    Volume 2 • Issue 1 • October 2023


Introductions & Foreword


Foreword

Foreword

Ananya Ashta

2023-10-02 Volume 2 • Issue 1 • October 2023 • 1–1

A Note from the New Director

A Note from the New Director

Phineas Godfrey

2023-10-02 Volume 2 • Issue 1 • October 2023 • 2–2

Explore Econ Research Papers


Investigating the Distributional Effect of the UK Carbon Price Floor

Investigating the Distributional Effect of the UK Carbon Price Floor

William Nguyen

2023-10-02 Volume 2 • Issue 1 • October 2023 • 4–11

Score! What is it Good for? Why Football Managers Need to Look Beyond Results

Score! What is it Good for? Why Football Managers Need to Look Beyond Results

Iain Simmons

2023-10-02 Volume 2 • Issue 1 • October 2023 • 12–17

Labour Market Concentration and Worker Mobility: Evidence from Online Vacancies

Labour Market Concentration and Worker Mobility: Evidence from Online Vacancies

Matias Makiranta

2023-10-02 Volume 2 • Issue 1 • October 2023 • 18–25

Research Fellow Research Papers


Returns to Longevity? The Effects of Life Expectancy on Labour Productivity in Singapore.

Returns to Longevity? The Effects of Life Expectancy on Labour Productivity in Singapore.

Wei Yang Shaun Ng

2023-10-02 Volume 2 • Issue 1 • October 2023 • 27–35

The Influence of Market Dynamics on Retail Investor Attention

The Influence of Market Dynamics on Retail Investor Attention

James Symons-Hicks

2023-10-02 Volume 2 • Issue 1 • October 2023 • 36–64

Guest Features Research Papers


Demand for Informal goods in Africa: Demand System Estimation with Quality Effects and its Limitations

Demand for Informal goods in Africa: Demand System Estimation with Quality Effects and its Limitations

Kexin Wu

2023-10-02 Volume 2 • Issue 1 • October 2023 • 85–110

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Maternal Treatment and Death: Evaluating the Role of Hospital and Physician Effects

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Maternal Treatment and Death: Evaluating the Role of Hospital and Physician Effects

Maura Rose Hogaboom

2023-10-02 Volume 2 • Issue 1 • October 2023 • 66–84

Negotiating Justice: Examining Restorative Justice Through the Coase Theorem

Negotiating Justice: Examining Restorative Justice Through the Coase Theorem

Andrei Comlosan-Pop

2023-10-02 Volume 2 • Issue 1 • October 2023 • 111–119

Latest News Posts

Launch of Issue 1 of the UJE
Posted by UJE Student Management Team on 2022-08-25

The UJE team is proud to announce the release of its very first issue after a year of work in its preparation. The first issue of the UCL Journal of Economics has no set theme, something that speaks of the versatility within the field and of the journal itself. Our inaugural issue includes fourteen thought provoking papers written by authors from across the world. These papers have been written [...]

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