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2018 Shanghai Rankings

Posted on 25 July 2018

Economics at York retains its place in the global top 100

The ShanghaiRanking Consultancy has published the 2018 edition of its prestigious Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2018.

The Economics Department at York has retained its position among the best 100 institutions worldwide, and is ranked 8th in the UK.

According to the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, "[t]he subject rankings maintain the use of transparent methodology and third-party data. Ranking indicators include those measures of research productivity, research quality, extent of international collaboration, research with top quality, and the highest academic recognitions."

Prof Yuan Ju, Director of Research in the Economics department at York, said:

"This is yet another welcome recognition of the research excellence that characterises the work of staff at York. Our Department offers a vibrant research environment with a series of top quality events throughout the year attracting leading speakers from around the world. The fact that our staff operate at the frontier of research in their respective fields also contributes to the quality of our teaching and engagement with wider society."