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

Summer open days

Find out why we're such a special place to study economics. Book on our summer open day talks on Saturday 10 September & Saturday 22 October 2016.

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Research impact and policy

Our research has a wide variety of benefits to the economy, society, health and policy within the UK and overseas.

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UK labour market conference

Policy makers and academics examined the latest UK labour market research at the Work, Pensions and Labour Economics Study Group (WPEG) conference on 25 & 26 July 2016

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Study with us

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

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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.

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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.

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Prof. Stephen Lea - Is money a psychological problem?
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Why Zen chose to study economics at Sheffield
Why Zen chose to study economics at Sheffield
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