The school includes a number of research centres and groups, each with their own research staff, active international networks and programmes of visiting researchers.
Our graduates go on to successful careers in a wide range of areas. Many have obtained academic positions in universities including Yale, Oxford, Nottingham, LSE, Warwick, Manchester, Durham, Birmingham, Bristol, East Anglia, Surrey, Bonn, Innsbruck, École Polytechnique, São Paulo and Xiamen.
Others have secured roles in policy agencies such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, European Commission and European Central Bank, as well as various government department and policy institutes.
Economics research areas include:
- Behavioural economics
- Development economics
- Economic policy
- Environmental/resource economics
- Experimental economics
- Financial economics
- International economics/finance/trade
- Political economy
- Public economics
Midlands Graduate School
Nottingham is part of the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which offers funding opportunities for postgraduate students each year.
- 6th in the UK for research power in the latest Research Excellence Framework
- The school is in the top 100 worldwide for economics in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017