School of Economics

Welcome to the School of Economics

The School of Economics' commitment to research cements our position at the cutting edge of contemporary economic thinking and analysis.

Our high-quality research feeds into, and inspires our teaching; in the latest National Student Survey (NSS), the School of Economics has the highest student satisfaction rating among economics departments in Russell Group universities.

We are ranked 6th among UK economics departments for research power by the latest Research Excellence Framework.

We are also ranked 8th in the UK in the QS World University Rankings 2016 (top 100 worldwide).

School of Economics

5th in the UK for economics

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 

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Latest news

School of Economics Prize Winners 2016

The School of Economics Prize Winners 2016 have been announced. Congratulations to all our prize winners!
29 November 2016

Call for studentships: Midlands Graduate School

ESRC funding available for postgraduate degrees in the Social Sciences
22 November 2016

Geographical Assocation seminars

The Nottingham branch of the Geographical Association (School of Geography and School of Education) launched it's lecture programme on 16 November.
18 November 2016

Workshop on Social Preferences and Incentives

Starts Tuesday 8 November at 12 noon
03 November 2016

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Upcoming events

Senior Academic Seminar - Elizabeth Cascio (Dartmouth College, Hanover)

05 December 2016 (15:00-16:00)
A40 Sir Clive Granger Building
How Much Does Amnesty Stretch the Safety Net? Evidence from the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (A40, SCGB)

GEP Seminar - Johannes Boehm (Sciences Po)

06 December 2016 (12:15-13:30)
Screening Room Hallward Library
Misallocation in the Market for Inputs (Screening Room, Hallward Library)

CeDEx Seminar - Mohammed Abdellaoui (HEC Paris)

07 December 2016 (14:00-15:00)
A41 Sir Clive Granger Building
Take your Chance or Take your Time: On the Impact of Risk on Time Discounting (A41 SCG)

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Seminars and workshops

The school runs a series of research seminars and workshops throughout the year.

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School of Economics

Sir Clive Granger Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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