Sir Richard Lambert, former Director-General CBI, meeting with students at the Ken Dixon lecture

Welcome to the Department of Economics and Related Studies, one of the UK's leading university economics departments

Dr. Francesco Bravo delivering a lecture

Department ranked UK Top 10 and World Top 100 by QS World University Rankings 2015.

Students in a lecture

Strong focus on student choice, with 4 departmental BSc programmes, 6 joint BSc programmes, and 10 taught MSc programmes

Alcuin East Wing Teaching Block

Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) show that research in Economics and Econometrics at York is ranked in the top 10 in the UK for 'research power' and in the top 10 for its impact on society.

 graduation 2014

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Welcome to the Department of Economics and Related Studies. As one of the largest economics departments in the UK we offer a great diversity of expertise and international experience.

Professor Andrew Jones
Head of Department

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Economics at York really stood out to me due to the fact that all the lecturers are not only teaching you, but also carrying out research in their relevant fields. This ensures the course material is both intellectually stimulating and as up to date as it can be.

Sofie Olivant

1st Year BSc Economics


QS Ranking 100 2015

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Ranked in the Top 10 (REF2014) for 'research power'



Undergraduate prizewinners 2014/15

Posted on Thursday 25 June 2015

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014/15 undergraduate prizes.

Green Impact Gold Award
Green Impact Gold Award 2015

Posted on Thursday 18 June 2015

We are delighted to announce that the Department of Economics has been awarded the Gold award in the Green Impact scheme 2014/15.

York Econometrics Workshop 2015: Macroeconomic, Financial and International Linkages

Posted on Thursday 14 May 2015

Centre for Applied Macro-Finance & York Econometrics Workshop 2015