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Department of Economics

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

Within the faculty, there is expertise and international reputation in a significant number of areas of economics.

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).

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Women-led businesses hit harder during height of COVID, study finds

Businesses led by women were hit harder by COVID-19 than those led by men, according to a new study.

Exeter economist’s ‘outstanding contribution’ honoured with rare Fellowship

An Exeter economist’s outstanding contribution to his field has been recognised with a rare accolade only awarded to a select few academics. 

How wildflower seed can help business bloom

The vital role of wildflower seeds in pollinating our food, maintaining biodiversity and contributing to the economy will be highlighted on National Meadows Day (2 July) in two new reports published by the South West Partnership for Environmental and Economic Prosperity Programme (SWEEP).

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