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Department of Economics

About the Department of Economics

The Department of Economics is committed to excellence in research and teaching.

Within the department, there is expertise and strong international reputation across a range of areas, including Applied Microeconomics, Behavioural and Experimental Economics, Econometrics, Environmental Economics, Macroeconomics, and Pedagogy.

We also engage in projects with international organisations such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, the United Nations (UN) and the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Welcome to the Department of Economics at Exeter, where scholars and students engage in diverse economic theory and practice. We're proud to rank among the UK's Top 20 for world-leading research and consistently place in the Top 10 for Economics studies. We're not just observers; we're solution-oriented, guiding the future. Our vibrant global community is dedicated to excellence in research and teaching, molding future leaders with a focus on sustainability and social impact.

Professor Loukas Balafoutas

Head of Department - Economics

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