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Social Sciences: EconomicsPart of Social Sciences

Now, more than ever, we need to understand how the money markets work at a global and local level. Economists at Southampton are involved in examining many aspects of the complex web of financial transactions that control our lives.

Our aim is to conduct high-quality, original research which has international impact and relevance to both the discipline and policymakers. With 16 nationalities represented in the group, our international composition ensures that findings are disseminated worldwide.


World-leading research

We are proud of our reputation for cutting-edge research. Our research strength ranges across the core areas of the discipline.

  • 16 February 2016

    Do you mind me paying less? Measuring Othe...

    Economics Seminar Series

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  • 17 February 2016

    A Model of Satisficing Behaviour

    Economics Seminar Series

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  • 2 March 2016

    Josep Pijoan-Mas TBA

    Economics Seminar Series

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    Facilities for economics students

    Recent investments by the Economics department at the University of Southampton have included the Bloomberg terminals identical to those used in city

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    “I have managed to secure a five year graduate training contract with PwC to qualify as a Chartered Accountant and Management Consultant. Southampton’s reputation and strong links with employers certainly helped me to secure this in the extremely competitive graduate job market.”

    Tom Scowsill - BSc Economics

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