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