Examine why and how people make choices to improve wellbeing and wealth through analysing data, reviewing economic theory and applying quantitative techniques.
Department of Economics
We conduct high quality research and teaching in economics. Our graduates have excellent employment prospects due to our established industry placements scheme.
A list of all our postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses in the Department of Economics.
Grace Ling is a recent graduate from BSC (Hons) Economics at the University of Bath. She shares the memories of her journey as an international student.
Qi Chang first visited Bath in 2015. Liking what she saw, she returned to study the MSc Economics and Finance.
Julian Broady chose to stay on after his undergraduate degree, to increase his career options.
Mohammad Lone talks about how studying at Bath fits with his passion for economics, and his efforts to make the science more accessible with his blog.
Our economics research has a widespread impact on society including contributions to large scale international projects.
See the schedule of seminars taking place in the Department of Economics.
A new report from Global Action Plan for Clean Air Day with researchers in our Department of Economics calculates the negative costs of vehicle emissions.
Our research suggests that, like gamblers, tennis players are enticed by the small possibility of a large payoff, driving them to turn professional.
New study says we're more likely to go with our gut and trust personal opinions in an election, despite conflicting evidence.
We have once again been highly ranked in The Complete University Guide 2019 for economics.
Our Chancellor, HRH The Earl of Wessex, was in Delhi this week to announce the winner of our economics essay competition for prospective Indian students
A new book, edited by Ajit Mishra and Tridip Ray, has been launched by Dr Manmohan Singh (Former Prime Minister of India) and Joseph Stiglitz (Nobel Laureate).
In this seminar, Professor Philip Grossman from Monash University will speak about how the gender composition of groups affects choices and beliefs.
In this seminar, Dr Christopher Parsons from the University of Western Australia will discuss his research into the United States resettlement programme.
In this seminar, Professor Cyril Monnet will discuss implications of deposit making on risk taking.