The Department of Economics at the University of Leicester is a generalist department, with particular strengths in three areas: game and decision theory, applied microeconomics and microeconometrics, and monetary policy and banking.

Publication & Books

Select and read from a host of varying published papers by our very own academic staff.


ESRC/ORA Project

Read about the projects that our academic staff are currently working and collaborating on with researchers from around the globe.


HaPPEN is our departmental research ethos.

Discussion Papers

Quantitative depictions of a few specified topics.

Annual PhD Conference

The Department of Economics holds an Annual PhD conference taking place across two days in December.


The LExEcon Laboratory acts as a platform for the researching and teaching of economic behaviour and institutions in controlled environments.

Researcher Profiles

Read conversations with some of our academic staff. They explain what initially attracted them to Economics, their research and advice.

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