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.
Michael Lawrence shares his experience of studying the MSc Economics for Business Intelligence and Systems and why the Practice Track was a highlight.
Simona Koleva, who won the ‘Best Placement Student’ prize at the NUE Awards 2022, talks about studying BSc (Hons) Economics and Politics and her ambitions.
BSc (Hons) Economics graduate Mohammad Lone has become an Agency Strategist at Google. Find out how his studies and placement helped him to start his career.
As Australia moves to ST, losing an hour of light at the end of the day, a study suggests there is no evidence that the time change increases road accidents.
The study from Bath economists forms part of TRUUD - a project aiming to reduce non-communicable diseases and health inequalities linked to urban development.
A new report contributed to by Bath's Dr Hunt suggests adaptation costs in developing countries could be five to ten times greater than current finance flows.
Blog: Jonathan James and Marco Francesconi evaluate the effect of Scotland's stricter drink drive limit, introduced in 2014.
Our research activities cover all the mainstream fields of economics. This includes economic theory, econometrics, and finance.
The Faculty has improved its position in a number of subject areas, according to the Complete University Guide 2024.
Four of the Faculty’s subject areas are among the top 100 in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings By Subject 2023.
Dr Asgerdur Petursdottir (Economics) has been announced as the latest member of the Central Bank of Iceland’s influential monetary policy committee.
Professor Wilson will take up her role from 1 October 2022.