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.
Student award for research dissemination
BA Economics and Politics student Olivia Wills won the award for best dissemination of research (non-poster) at the Sheffield Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Showcase.Read more now>
Study abroad and exchange students
If you study at Sheffield you can choose to study in Australia, Asia, North America or in Europe. We also welcome students from abroad to study here in Sheffield.Study abroad options>
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)>
Undergraduate open days
Register now to attend a Department of Economics open day in February, March or April 2015.