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.

Last Summer Open Day of 2015

Visit us on Saturday 24 October 2015 to find out why we're such a special economics department.

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New Head of Department

Professor Peter Wright is the new Head of the Department of Economics from September 2015.

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Policy Challenges for the UK Economy

The InstEAD Annual Lecture will this year be given by Professor Tim Besley former member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Commission on Tuesday 6 October 2015.

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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.

Research areas> Institute for Economic Analysis of Decision-making (InstEAD)> Our research working papers series>
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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.

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