Department of Economics
Our economists have provided advice and consultancy to international organisations such as the World Bank, the United Nations and the International Labour Office.
A wide range of degrees, including programmes with a year abroad or where Economics can be studied with subjects from other faculties. Open to those who have not studied Economics before.Learn more
Two specialist Masters with a strong economics focus, and a cross-disciplinary Masters in Quantitative Finance which draws on expertise from four departments.Learn more
Research activity in the fields of human resource economics, industrial organisation and economic theory, and macroeconomics, international economics and financial markets.Learn more
A hub for interdisciplinary research in applied econometric modelling, Islamic finance, energy markets and environmental economics.Learn more
LExEL, the Lancaster Experimental Economics Laboratory, focuses on experiments into individual and strategic decision-making.LExEL website
A project aimed at improving understanding of the UK national and regional house price dynamics.Learn more
Happiness levels lower in problem gamblers than rest of population
New research examining the collective costs of being a problem gambler, drawing on a survey of 10,000 UK adults, has found that problem gamblers rate their happiness as significantly lower than those gamblers who do not have a problem and non-gamblers.