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As one of the largest economics departments in the UK we offer a great diversity of research expertise and research-led teaching. Our academic community of staff, students and visitors is both intellectually vibrant and international in perspective. Read more

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Ellis Hunter Teaching Scholarships 2016/17

Posted on Tuesday 19 July 2016

The Department is now inviting applications for Ellis Hunter Teaching Scholarships for the academic year 2016/17.

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Summer Graduation: 13 July 2016. Watch live on YouTube!

Posted on Wednesday 13 July 2016

Congratulations to all our Economics Graduates 2016!

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Recognition Program

Posted on Tuesday 12 July 2016

We have become the latest university department to be welcomed into the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Recognition Program.

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WOLFE – 2016 Workshop on Labour and Family Economics (WOLFE)

The Department of Economics and Related Studies at the University of York, in collaboration with the Royal Economics Society, is pleased to host the 2016 Workshop on Labour and Family Economics (WOLFE).



We are pleased to announce that the 57th meeting of Euro Working Group for Financial Modeling will be held in York, United Kingdom.