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.

Study economics

Find out about our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, funding opportunities and how you can apply.


Undergraduate courses in economics

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Examine why and how people make choices to improve wellbeing and wealth through analysing data, reviewing economic theory and applying quantitative techniques.



Our research and people

We have a strong research culture with many of our articles being published in general interest or top field journals in economics.


Economics research

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Our economics research has a widespread impact on society including contributions to large scale international projects.

Brexit Blog

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Read and watch regular analysis from our researchers on Brexit and the UK's process of leaving the European Union.


News

Our latest news and updates.


India Winter School in New Delhi

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University of Bath’s first India Winter School, run by the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, took place at Lady Shri Ram College on 14-21 December 2018.

Upcoming events

See our upcoming events.


Governance of Institutions and Systems workshop

31 Jan 2019 9.45am The Chancellors' Building, 5.5, University of Bath

Join us for a two-day economics workshop. We'll discuss funding of public goods, resolution of externality problems and different forms of social organisation.

About the Department of Economics

We have grown from a Political Economy Group into a modern economics department whose research covers economic theory, econometrics, and finance.

Our research informs the teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

The industry-placements on our undergraduate courses foster links with business and government, helping us achieve consistently high rankings in national league tables.


3 East University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

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