Social Sciences: Economics

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.

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We have active research and teaching collaborations with numerous institutions throughout Europe, the USA, Canada and Mexico

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  • 2015/08/20

    Study shows African Americans discriminated against in access to US local public services

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  • 2015/06/22

    Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Grant

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  • 2015/05/29

    ESRC grant for Economic History project

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World-leading research

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

Rigorous academic standards and real-world insights

Some of our MScs are designed for those who want to become specialist economists. Others are intended for those who want to pursue a career in which the input of economics is essential.

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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.”

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