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

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Panel Discussion – “Do we face secular stagnation”

The Panel Discussion Event took place on Wednesday 7th May with Professor Paul Krugman (Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professor), Lord Adair Turner and Lord Robert Skidelsky and was chaired by Professor Tony Venables.

Available via: Oxford University Podcasts; Oxford on iTunesU.

Public Lecture -“Stagnation: The New Normal”

The Department of Economics and the Department of International Development presented a Public Lecture with Professor Paul Krugman (Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professor) on Tuesday 3rd June. Recording of the event to follow.

Forthcoming Events

Oct
30

Modelling Heaped Duration Data: An Application to Neonatal Mortality

Speaker(s): Daniel Gutknecht

Series: Department of Economics Workshops

Oct
31

The evolution of shared intentionality

Speaker(s): Jonathan Newton (University of Sydney)

Series: Nuffield Economic Theory Seminars

Oct
31

Forecasting with Model Uncertainty: Representations and Risk Reduction (joint with Jonathan Wright)

Speaker(s): Keisuke Hirano (University of Arizona)

Series: Nuffield / INET Econometric Seminars

Nov
03

TBA

Speaker(s): Peter Eckley

Series: Postdoctoral & DPhil Research Workshops

Nov
03

Factor price insensitivity and equalisation in a globalised world

Speaker(s): Lorenzo Rotunno (BSG)

Series: International Trade seminar