Behavioural responses to estate taxation: evidence from Taiwan
Would an increase in the tax produce higher tax revenues for the government or will this incentivise individuals to change their behaviour by reducing savings or increasing tax avoidance and evasion? Stone Scholar Linda Wu presents her doctoral research, addressing this question with Taiwanese data.
Past Puzzles, Wayward Wisdom, and Contemporary Capitalism
Stone Centre/ExploreEcon award winner Gaurav Khatri reflects on Philippe's Aghion Stone Public Lecture on 'Rethinking capitalism to make it more innovative and more inclusive'.
Meet the Stone Centre PhD Scholars
Stone Centre PhD Fellows Joern Onken and Thomas Lazarowicz introduce themselves, their research, and their ideas to produce CORE Econ educational materials with the support of the Centre.
The Stone Centre sponsors the launch of the UCL Journal of Economics
The Stone Centre at UCL sponsored the launch of the UCL Journal of Economics, the first undergraduate-run, peer-reviewed journal in the UCL Department of Economics.
Meet the Stone Centre Postdocs
Stone Centre Postdoctoral Fellows Tatiana Mocanu and Riccardo Cioffi introduce themselves, the research they do, and their plans for the future. They joined the Stone Centre in late summer 2022 for one year.
Recording of the launch of the Stone Centre at UCL
The Stone Centre at UCL launched on 26 May 2022, with notable guest speakers including Nobel prizes Angus Deaton and James Heckman. The recording is now available.
Excerpts from the Stone Centre launch
A collection of excerpts from the launch of the Stone Centre at UCL, with speakers including Imran Rasul, Wendy Carlin, James Heckman, Arin Dube, John Van Reenen and Janet Gornick.
The Stone Centre at UCL: Pioneering Research on Wealth Inequality
Suraj Sridhar and Shivam Gujral from the UCL Department of Economics report on the launch of the Stone Centre at UCL from a student perspective. The launch saw contributions from James Heckman, Angus Deaton, Wendy Carlin, Imran Rasul, Janet Gornick, Arin Dube, John Van Reenen and Jim Stone.