Welcome to the Department of Economics

Welcome to the Department of Economics

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.

Our Research Centres and Groups

Our Research Centres and Groups

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.

Interested in studying Economics?

Interested in studying Economics?

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.

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  • Welcome to the Department of Economics

    Department of Economics

  • Our Research Centres and Groups

    Our Research

  • Interested in studying Economics?

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Advances in the Social Sciences: A Conference in Honour of H. Peyton Young, June 2015

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

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Forthcoming Events

Feb
15

Government-Supported Industries and Financial Crises in Emerging Economies, 1880-1913

Speaker(s): Peter H. Bent

Series: Postdoctoral & DPhil Research Workshops

Feb
15

An Ethics Code For Bankers?

Speaker(s): Robert Mass (Goldman Sachs)

Series: Political Economy of Financial Markets

Feb
16

Cognitive Droughts

Speaker(s): Anandi Mani, University of Warwick

Series: CSAE Lunchtime Seminars

Feb
16

Oxford Economics Databanks

Speaker(s): Jens Tholstrup (Oxford Economics Ltd)

Series: Macroeconomics Working Group

Feb
16

The wind of change: Maritime Technology, Trade and Economic Development

Speaker(s): Luigi Pascali

Series: International Trade seminar

Visiting Academics
Academic year 2014-15