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Department of Economics

Research in the Economics Department

The Department of Economics is one of the country’s leading departments specialising in the economics of development and growth. Research is pursued on a variety of topics and is unique in its depth and range of regional coverage. A special feature of the Department is its orientation towards Political Economy as well as Finance and Development. In addition, the Department majors on aspects of economic theory that go beyond mainstream paradigms.

The Department includes regional specialists, with a broad range of theoretical and applied interests.