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.

Undergraduate Intro Week 2016

Undergraduate Intro Week starts on 19 September 2016. Find out more details if you'll be a first year student starting in September 2016.

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Postgraduate Intro Week 2016

Postgraduate Intro Week also starts on 19 September 2016. Find out more details if you'll be a Masters student starting in September 2016.

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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 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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