School of Economics


The School of Economics is a hub for international, interdisciplinary, high-impact research initiatives including the Nottingham - Bank of England – Stanford Decision Maker Panel, the Centre for Globalisation and Economic Policy and the ESRC Network for Integrated Behavioural Science.

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Our work has attracted millions of pounds in awards and grants, featured hundreds of times in leading academic journals, earned thousands of citations. We have collaborated with experts in fields as diverse as psychology, political science, and anthropology. Our research-active staff provide strong support for early career researchers.

We strive for our research to make an impact beyond academia – helping boost economic competitiveness, improve the effectiveness of public services and policy, and enhance quality of life. We have made important contributions in all these areas through the work of our research centres and have produced a series of videos illustrating how some of our research can be understood in the real world.

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Research centres

Eight major research centres are hosted within the School of Economics covering the full range of economic theory and applied economics and econometrics.

Devesh Rustagi

Researcher profile

Devesh Rustagi is an Assistant Professor. His research focus is on the origins of culture and institutions, how these forces interact, and the effect this has on economic outcomes.

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Seminars and workshops

We runs a series of seminars and workshops, some general and some of which relate to the more specialist interests of the school's research centres.


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In the Research Excellence Framework 2021, we are 5th in the UK for economics and econometrics, with 99% of our research ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent.
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School of Economics

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