School of Economics

The School of Economics proudly combines a reputation for internationally-leading research with unparalleled standards in teaching and academic support for our students. 

We are known worldwide for our ground-breaking research in behavioural and experimental economics, and for our expertise in competition policy: work that leads the field, informs policymakers and makes headlines. We also have a global reputation for research excellence in economic theory, applied econometrics, finance, and in policy areas of environment, resources, conflict and migration.

Our research leads our teaching and we are at the forefront of developments in economics as a taught discipline. We have expertise in - and commitment to - your learning, your employability and to a fantastic student experience. Within the School we enjoy a wonderful sense of community. We offer a friendly, diverse environment, which we hope will be the perfect setting for you to achieve your goals, whatever they may be. 



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A woman looking at two fizzy drink bottles in a supermarket.
05 Jun 2023

Banning multibuy discounts drives sales rather than curbing appetites

With the government under pressure to devise policies that help curb excessive consumption of unhealthy foods and drinks, new research from the University of...

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A man being reprimanded in the workplace.
09 May 2023

Study reveals how blame is attributed to male and female leaders

New research finds that female leaders are given the benefit of the doubt when they do not achieve positive results. 

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Sea defences on the coast of Ghana.
23 Mar 2023

Measuring impacts of climate change on heritage to be explored at conference

A major conference on coastal heritage loss due to climate change is taking place at the University of East Anglia next week.

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A doctor with a flu jab.
09 Nov 2022

Why care home staff should get their flu jabs this winter

Care home staff should be strongly encouraged to take up the flu vaccine this winter – according to experts at the University of East Anglia.

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