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School 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.


Upcoming research events

Public lectures and workshops

30 May 2024: Economic Theory Workshop

5 June 2024: Household Finance Workshop

6 June 2024: Workshop in Macroeconomics

13-14 June 2024: Workshop on Behavioural Economics

Sheffield Economics Research Paper Series

The Sheffield Economic Research Paper Series (SERPS) offers a forum for the research output of the School 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

School insights: on video

Women in economics

On International Women’s Day, the women in the School 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

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

+44 114 222 5151

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