The Department provides a focus for a very diverse and internationally renowned group of academic economists, many of whom have made major recent contributions to modern economic analysis. The Department is committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. For the fourth consecutive year, Oxford Economics is ranked in the top two for the study of economics in the UK, by all of the university guides.
Oxford’s department of Economics is one of Europe’s leading research departments and its members include some of the world’s most distinguished academic economists whose research has made major contributions to modern economic analysis.
The Department is committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Since its introduction in 1920, Philosophy, Politics and Economics has established an unrivalled reputation as the degree programme for able young people seeking careers in politics and public life. At the postgraduate level, the Department’s MPhil and DPhil programmes are internationally recognized for the excellence of the training and scholarship provided.
The Department of Economics welcomed distinguished economists from across the world to a conference in honour of H. Peyton Young, James Meade Professor of Economics at Oxford since 2007. Nobel prize winners Roger Myerson and Thomas Schelling...read more