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.
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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.
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.
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.