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.
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Qi Chang first visited Bath in 2015. Liking what she saw, she returned to study the MSc Economics and Finance.
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.
Dr Eleonora Fichera outlines her recent research on Spain's sugar tax, and suggests that a combination of different policies is essential for tackling obesity.
New research suggests sugar taxes only slightly changed consumer behaviour, arguing that a combination of different policies is fundamental to tackle obesity.
New analysis of the R&D response to COVID argues that future innovation could be dramatically scaled up to tackle other major diseases or even climate change.
Blog: IPR Intern and University of Bath student, Jac McCluskey, discusses what a low carbon bus transport system could look like for the City of Bath.
A new health economics study warns that health information which offers specific advice tailored to individuals can inadvertently often backfire.
New University initiative aims to enhance student experience and provide applied trading skills.
This year’s Annual Conference for ESPE takes place in Bath, hosted by the University’s Department of Economics
Researchers at the University will play a key role in UK public health, tackling the rise in conditions such as heart disease and poor mental health.
The new study suggests policymakers face a tight balancing act in encouraging growth in technologies, whilst ensuring parts of society do not feel left behind.