Terms and Conditions

Membership of the ERC

Membership of the Economic Research Council is open to all who are in sympathy with its declared objects:

• To promote education in the science of economics, with particular reference to monetary practice, and in furtherance of this main object and as an ancillary thereto:
• To devote sympathetic and detailed study to representations on monetary or economic subjects submitted by members or others, reporting on them in the light of knowledge and experience.
• To explore with other bodies the fields of monetary and economic thought, in order progressively to secure a maximum of common ground for purposes of public enlightenment.
• To take all necessary steps to increase the interest of the general public in the objects of the Council by making known the results of investigation and research.
• To publish reports and other documents embodying the results of study and research.
• To encourage the establishment by other countries of bodies having aims similar to those of the Council, and to collaborate with such bodies to the public advantage.
• To do such things as may be incidental or conducive to the attainment of the aforesaid objects.

The Executive Committee shall define individual categories of membership from time to time. 

The Executive Committee shall have power to determine the membership of any Member whose continued membership they consider prejudicial to the welfare of the Council and to return the subscription of such Member for the current year without being liable to give any reason for their action which shall be in their absolute discretion. Upon such action being taken such person shall cease to be a Member of the Council. There shall be a right of appeal within 28 days to the President or to a Vice President whose decision in either case shall be final. 

Any member who does not pay the membership fees set out by the Executive Committee shall have their membership cancelled.

Refunds and Cancellations

No refunds are available for membership payments unless your membership is cancelled by the Executive Committee as set out above. 

No refunds are available for electronic or paper publications delivered. 

Refunds are only available for purchased events tickets if at least 72 hours notice is given before the event is due to start.

Data Protection

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