Department of Economics
By exploring economic principles we help to address complex problems, from the decisions made by people and firms through to global economic policy.
Research seminar series
The Department of Economics hosts a research seminar series throughout the academic year.
Our next external seminar
28 February 2024 Prof. Aditya Goenka Theory, Epidemiology, Macro, Climate
Our next internal seminar
27 February 2024 Research Group Meeting
Sheffield Economics Research Paper Series
The Sheffield Economic Research Paper Series (SERPS) offers a forum for the research output of the Department of Economics. Our latest working papers include:
Comparative Advantage and the Quality Choice of Heterogeneous Firms, by Dongzhe Zhang, Antonio Navas, and Ian Gregory-Smith
Nudging for Prompt Tax Penalty Payment: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia, by Eko Arief Yogama, Daniel J. Gray, and Matthew D. Rablen
Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Necessarily Escalate Intimate Partner Violence? Results from a National-level Survey in India, Subhasish M. Chowdhury, Upasak Das, and Shrabani Saha
Royal Economic Society on the evolution of regional income disparities and the role played by geography, trade, and the environment.
Dr Emily Whitehouse spoke at the Economic Research Council's annual Clash of the Titans forecasting event.
Dr Emily Whitehouse, a lecturer at the Department of Economics, was invited to be a Titan at the Economic Research Council's annual Clash of the Titans forecasting event in December 2023.
Department of Economics announces DWP partnership to tackle links between health and work
A new partnership aiming to improve the Government's understanding of the relationship between work and health through cutting-edge data analysis has been announced by the Department of Economics at the University of Sheffield.
Blurring The Edges - Using Research & Creativity to Bring Communities Together
A new film documenting the impact of an on-going research project which highlights how a creative response to research has helped bring people together, changing perceptions and started new initiatives in Rotherham.
Congratulation on Professor Subhasish M. Chowdhury's recent election as a member of the Executive Committee of the Economic Science Association (ESA)
Department of Economics students deliver Discover Economics session at Eckington School
Two students, Xinyue and Max, visited Eckington School to deliver a Discover Economics session.
With deep sadness and regret, we have to report that our much loved colleague and friend, Dr Jonathan Perraton, has recently passed away.
Allocating scarce global health resources
How do you compare the value of treatments for different conditions? Sheffield researchers have developed an algorithm to inform global healthcare decisions that takes account of people’s preferences for different aspects of health.
Department insights: on video
Women in Economics
On International Women’s Day, the women in the Department of Economics are challenging the traditional perception of Economics.
Placement years offer an opportunity for our students to develop their employability skills while getting a taste for their potential career paths.
Why study Economics?
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