Economics has recently expanded within the School, appointing three new members of academic staff within the last 12 months and two more appointments expected shortly.
Research StrengthsThe economics research group covers a wide range of research interests. In particular, the economic theory group has interests in game theory, networks, mechanism design and growth. Our applied economics group has interests in labour economics, regional economics, environmental economics and health economics. Our econometrics group has interests in theoretical and applied econometrics including panel data and financial econometrics. We also have interests in economic history and history of economic thought.