Welcome to the Department of Economics

Oxford's Department of Economics is one of Europe's leading economics departments, and is committed to excellence in both teaching and research. Our members include some of the world's most distinguished academic economists, who undertake innovative research that extends the frontiers of modern economic analysis, and our programmes are internationally recognised for the exceptional training and scholarship that is provided.

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Explore our Programmes

The Department of Economics is committed to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Since its introduction in 1920, Philosophy, Politics and Economics has established an unrivalled reputation as the degree programme for young people seeking careers in politics and public life. At the postgraduate level, the Department’s MPhil and DPhil programmes are internationally recognised for the excellence of the training and scholarship provided.

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Discover our research

Oxford University has one of the strongest, largest, and most varied groups of academic 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.

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