Articles from The Government Economic Service

Women in Economics

The work of economists in Government touches upon all aspects of life - from living standards and prosperity, an individual’s consumption choice to business growth and global trends spanning countries. This is why it is essential that the economists who provide advice for evidence-based policy making are representative of the society that the government serves. Diversity in our backgrounds leads to diversity of perspective with better approaches and more informed decisions.

Degree-level Apprenticeship in Economics

Government Economic Service lead the way in developing the new approved Professional Economist Integrated Degree Apprenticeship

Government Economic Service Careers

The GES is the largest recruiter of economists in the country and here we showcase some of the many stories of our economists working on a range of policies across government. Danny Quinn tells of tackling the Arab Spring on his first posting and how a position in Sierra Leone rapidly changed as Ebola struck the country:


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