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.
Ha-Joon Chang: why pluralism in economics is important
Dr Ha-Joon Chang gave a lecture on why pluralism in economics is important organised by the student Alternative Thinking for Economics Society.Read more now>
Researchers present at the RES Conference 2015
Five staff from the Department of Economics will present at this year’s Royal Economics Society (RES) Conference in Manchester.Find out more>
Centre for Vocational Education Research
We're part of a new national research centre that aims to transform our understanding of vocational education and its role in society and the wider economy.Find out more>
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>
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)>