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The role of 'soft skills' in life outcomes of children

Register for the one day research workshop 'The role of “soft skills” in life outcomes of children and young people' on Tuesday 14 June 2016.

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Award for research

Research by Dr Rodrigo Moreno-Serra received an award for the 2016 best paper in the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.

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Why Zen chose to study economics at Sheffield
Why Zen chose to study economics at Sheffield
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