Practical economics, real impact.


By exploring economic principles we help to address complex problems, from the decisions made by individuals through to global economic policy.

Visit us on a summer 2015 open day

Come and see what it's like to study at a top economics department and find out why Sheffield is so special.

Book now on open day>

Economics of Educational Choices

Find out about the InstEAD workshop on Educational Choices in Further and Higher Education with keynote speakers Professor Alison Wolf and Professor Lorraine Dearden.

Read more now>

John Nash: The beautiful mind of a genius

Dr Ian Gregory-Smith Lecturer in Economics comments on the work of the Nobel prize winning mathematician John Nash.

Read more now>
<
>
Photo of three undergraduate economics students

Study with us

Study with us and you'll discover the powerful ideas that shape economic theory and influence real-world situations.

Undergraduate studies> Masters studies> Postgraduate research studies>

Our world-leading research

Our world-leading research explores areas as diverse as labour and education, health and well-being, how firms and industry operate and macroeconomic systems.

Research areas> Institute for Economic Analysis of Decision-making (InstEAD)> Our research working papers series>
Photo of four people working in a warehouse
Photo of the skyline of the city of London

The real world of economics

We work with a range of organisations to provide students with unique employment experiences and we help companies to innovate with our internationally-recognised research skills.

Employment experiences> Work, Pensions and Labour Economics Study Group (WPEG)>