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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

27 September 2023    Peter Dinesen    University College London   Local economic inequality and depression: Evidence from more than two decades of longitudinal individual-level population data.

Our next internal seminar

26 September 2023    Anita Ratcliffe    Widening Participation Knowledge Exchange

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:

Do Remote Workers Deter Neighborhood Crime? Evidence from the Rise of Working from Home, by Jesse Matheson, Brendon McConnell, James Rockey, and Argyris Sakalis

The Central Influencer Theorem: Spatial Voting Contests with Endogenous Coalition Formation, by Subhasish M. Chowdhury and Sang-Hyun Kim

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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