The Department


“Economics is the issue of our times. This context underscores the importance of our mission: to conduct research that improves economic well-being, and to educate the next generation of leaders of business, government, and academic inquiry.”

- Professor Abhinay Muthoo, Head of the Warwick Economics Department

Warwick is home to the renowned Warwick Economics Department, which is one of the most successful departments of its kind in the United Kingdom in terms of academics and student satisfaction.

The department consistently ranks within the top five nationwide across a variety of respected university guides top of the specialist subject table for Economics in The Times and The Sunday Times University League Tables for 2015.

As of 2015, the Department encompasses approximately 1,200 undergraduates; 320 postgraduates and 70 academic staff, making it one of the largest at Warwick. It is also host to four research centres that host engaging projects relevant to the understanding of today’s world. These include the Warwick Economics Research Institute, the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy, the Centre for Research in Economic Theory and its Applications and Decision Research at Warwick. It has received over £7.6 million in research grants and contracts over the past five years.

We are proud to be endorsed by such an accomplished department that supports the Summit greatly through a wide range of means and without their unwavering support the Summit would probably not be possible.

9 News: Continued success for the Department


We would like to extend our congratulations to the 2015 graduating class of the Department and wish them all the best for the future after their graduation in July. As with the whole department, the class of 2015 has worked incredibly hard to achieve such results and we are proud to see the results of such efforts. Of course, this would not have been possible without the incredibly teaching, excellent student experience and high quality research that the Department provides year on year.

In addition to the great results achieved by the graduating class of 2015, we are also proud to see that the Department continues to be ranked incredibly highly in official university rankings. In particular, we are delighted to see that the Department has been ranked 1st in The Times and Sunday Times University League Table for Economics and 2nd, an increase of two places, in the Complete University Guide 2016 which combines rankings of both teaching and research, reflecting the consistent and high quality work that the Department produces.

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