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 courses in the Department of Economics.
View our MPhil and PhD options in the Department of Economics.
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 research activities cover all the mainstream fields of economics. This includes economic theory, econometrics, and finance.
A new health economics study warns that health information which offers specific advice tailored to individuals can inadvertently often backfire.
Households eat more healthily when retailers display clear nutritional information on own-brand food products, say researchers.
Eleonora Fichera analyses the latest budget, and asks if it is enough to successfully cope with the effects of the coronavirus
Read and watch regular analysis from our researchers on Brexit and the UK's process of leaving the European Union.
An economics experiment from Dr Maik Schneider in our Department of Economics suggests greater transparency would foster more trust in politics.
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.