Department of Economics

Economics teaching has a long history at Birmingham and we pride ourselves on achieving very high levels of student satisfaction. We are a research-led department with specialisms in Macroeconomics, Financial Economics, Experimental Economics, Economic Theory and Environmental Economics, to name but a few. Our commitment to teaching and research excellence ensures that our graduates benefit from very high levels of employability.


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The Department of Economics has a distinguished history of research, boasting crucial advances in the field.



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Posted 05 September 2018

New staff join the Department of Economics

The Depar´╗┐tment of Economics is delighted to welcome five new academic staff joining our team this year: Reader Dr. Claire Crawford, Senior Lecturer Dr. Sheikh Selim, Lecturers Dr. Allan Beltran-Hernandez and Dr. Mary Dawood and Teaching Fellow Dr. Joseph Bromfield.

Posted 04 September 2018

It's not a baptism of fire

Dr Ufuk Gunes Bebek, Lecturer in Economics writes: "Long before the most recent slump in the lira, the Turkish economy had already begun to deteriorate."

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