The Society runs/works in partnership on the following annual events:

  • SES Annual Conference (April)
  • Government Economic Service / SES Workshop (October)
  • SES Student-Teacher Event (November)

SES Small Grants

The Society invites applications from researchers for its Small Grants Scheme. Grants of up to £500 are available for PhD students for conference travel expenses and up to £2,000 for other projects. Please download the application form as [DOCX] or [PDF]. Please mail inquiries and applications to grants@scotecon.org.

SES Annual Conference

The 2018 Annual Conference is planned for April 2018 in Perth. The Society welcomes papers and proposals for organised sessions from all areas of Economics, Economic Policy and Econometrics from academics and practitioners regardless of sector.

Please see the conference page for details.

GES Policy Forum

The traditional Scottish Government Economic Policy Forum is planned for October at the Scottish Government offices in Edinburgh.

Student Teacher Event

The Twelfth Student Teacher Event will be held at the Perth concert hall, Perth, on October 31st, 2018.


9.45-10.15 Arrival
10.15-10.20 Welcome
Matthias Klaes, President, Scottish Economic Society
10.20-11.05 Dollar Streets
Fernanda Drumond, Head of Operations at Gapminder
11.05-11.15 Break
11.15-11.45 How income inequality has changed over the last 60 years and why?
Agnes Norris Keiller, Institute of Fiscal Studies
11.45-12.30 Lunch
12.30-1.15 Panel on careers and studying economics
Raakhi Odedra, Agnes Norris Keiller, Ashley Lait, Alvin Birdi and Michael Young
1.15-1.30 Break
1.30-2.30 Why economics needs women…. And women need economics
Sarah Smith
2.30-3.00 Examination tips for economics
Mark Moore, Dollar Academy
3.15 Departure

You can download the full programme here.