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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

Research seminar series schedule

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

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. 

Economics Placements

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?

Why study Economics at the University of Sheffield? Find out from our current students, staff and alumni.

Contact us

Department of Economics
The University of Sheffield
9 Mappin Street
Sheffield S1 4DT

+44 114 222 5151

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