Oxford University has one of the strongest, largest, and most varied groups of economists in the world. This is reflected in the diversity of our research which covers virtually every aspect of modern economic analysis and its applications. Research activity within the Department is focused within smaller, specialised groups. Each group holds regular workshops at which research by faculty and graduate students are presented and discussed; many distinguished researchers from outside Oxford also visit us to present their work at seminars.
Alongside the research groups, the Department is home to a number of specialized economics research centres.
The interests of this research group span work on incentive structures and how they impact on hedge fund strategies and on risk taking amongst banking executives, to the econometrics of extracting useful information from high frequency data which comes from exchanges.
Many members of the group are affiliated with the Oxford-Man Institute, a university wide research centre in various asp...Read more
Oxford Institute for Global Economic Development (OxIGED)
The Oxford Institute for Global Economic Development (OxIGED) at the University of Oxford is an integrating institution for the economic analysis of development and the global economy. The University of Oxford has world class research strength in both development economics and international economics. The aim of OxIGED is ...Read more