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The Department of Economics

  • Economics at Warwick was ranked 3rd in the UK in both The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 and the Complete University Guide 2017 across all UK institutions. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) we were ranked 2nd in the UK for our percentage of 4* and 3* research, with 96% of our research deemed world leading and internationally excellent
  • We have 65 full-time faculty staff available to supervise PhD students and teach our Master’s programmes, including some of the best-known and most original academics in the field. Our collegiate approach extends from our dedicated Department-based postgraduate common rooms and computer laboratories to a full events programme, which includes postgraduate parties, PhD conferences, and academic seminars and lectures.
  • Four major research centres make our Department an international centre for collaborative Economics research. These centres put us at the heart of debates on competitive advantage in the global economy, decision research, economic theory and applied research.
Our graduates — destinations include:
  • Lecturer in Economics, University of Nottingham
  • Economists, Bank of England, Bank of Japan
  • Consultant, Centre for Economic and Business Research
  • Adviser, Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations
  • Research Analyst, Singapore Civil Service

Research Degrees

Related podcast

Professor Lord Robert Skidelsky's entry from our Distinguished Lecture Series, entitled 'How Much is Enough? The Economics of the Good Life', argues that wealth is not an end in itself but a means to the achievement and maintenance of a 'good life' - and that our economy should be organised to reflect this fact.