Established more than half a century ago, the University of Reading's Department of Economics includes world experts in the global arena of economics, with research expertise in the fields of development, housing, the labour market, behavioural economics, climate change policy, macroeconomics, banking and finance.
Our academic staff include world experts in the global arena of economics, with research expertise in the fields of development, housing, the labour market, behavioural economics, climate change policy, macroeconomics, banking and finance.
We offer a leading range of postgraduate programmes reflecting the changing global economic environment. Our strong focus on applied research means we emphasise the policy implications of our research findings.
We also encourage you to look beyond the headlines and understand the forces shaping our world today. You will graduate with knowledge of recent developments in the global economy and how these are linked with political changes at the national and international level.
We are proud of our friendly and inclusive international community. Through group work you will have the opportunity to network with, and learn from, fellow students from a wide range of backgrounds, and share different perspectives and experiences.
Looking for postgraduate research opportunities?
Come to Reading for your PhD or professional doctorate and join a talented and diverse community of fellow researchers working to improve lives across the globe.