School of Economics


The School of Economics has a strong research culture and an established reputation in several fields, particularly applied microeconomics (labour and agri-environmental), quantitative macroeconomic theory, macro and microeconometrics and economic development.

In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, 85% of our staff were submitted and 84% of their research was judged to be of ‘international quality’ or better. Much of the policy impact we claimed was judged to be ‘very considerable or outstanding’.

tree rings - macroeconomics

Centres and groups

Specialist research areas in macro, micro and agri-environmental economics

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Research blog

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Keynes College


Weekly seminars by visiting academics, staff and PhD students

City of London

PhD job market

PhD job market candidates for the current academic year

Discussion papers

Discussion papers

Latest discussion papers and archive

Students in Bangladesh

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School of Economics, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NP

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Last Updated: 13/06/2016