A Research Theme dedicated to the understanding of the nature and evolution of political, market and social institutions and their role on economic welfare.
Department of Economics research
Our research activities cover all the mainstream fields of economics. This includes economic theory, econometrics, and finance.
A Research Theme dedicated to the study of the drivers of innovation and how innovation translates into productivity in the economy.
A Research Theme exploring the wider drivers of health, wellbeing and behaviour. We study economic resources, education, the environment and social networks.
A Research Theme that helps to encourage people and societies to move towards lifestyles that have lower adverse impacts on the environment.
View the membership of the Econometrics research group.
View the membership of the Economic Theory research group.
View the membership of the Labour, Education and Health Economics research group.
View the membership of the Macroeconomics and Finance research group.
View the membership of the Public and Environmental Economics research group.
After months of volatility, energy costs for the average household in the UK will increase by £693 this year. Dr Bruce Morley writes for The Conversation.
Drawing upon our research, global organisations have been able to make decisions on climate change, for the future.
Our research has contributed to multiple revisions of the National Minimum Wage, resulting in over 1 million people experiencing a pay increase.
Our research into the costs of air pollution has led to the UK’s Clean Van Commitment and an extension of London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone.
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.
Our research has helped to develop and apply methods for deriving an economic valuation of the effects of environmental damage on human health.