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Our staff advise government departments to shape their policies and to improve people's lives.

Applied economics and policy evaluation

Government leaflet shaped the EU referendum

New research from PhD student Harry Pickard shows how the government's EU leaflet successfully changed voting behaviour in the referendum.

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Cyberbullying inquiry

Dr Philip Powell gave evidence to an inquiry examining the ‘impact of cyberbullying on social media on children and young people’s mental health’

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Research seminars 2017

Economics researchers at Sheffield and from other universities present their latest research at our 2017 research seminar series.

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World-leading research

Our research is internationally recognised and informs economic policy that makes a difference to the world.

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World-leading talent

Our staff and research students join us from across the globe to be part of our friendly and vibrant research environment.

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Impact, policy and knowledge exchange

Our research aims to improve society and helps provide evidence for new economic policies.

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