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 30 May 2019

Of Tariffs and Towers

Fifty-seven years after Britain repealed its Corn Laws, free trade underwent attack. France, Germany, Japan and the US had raised tariffs on imports.

Posted 30 May 2019

Of Tariffs and Towers

Fifty-seven years after Britain repealed its Corn Laws, free trade underwent attack. France, Germany, Japan and the US had raised tariffs on imports.

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