General description
The Department of Economics has an outstanding international reputation in key areas of current research including applied theory, microeconometrics, game theory, labour economics, development economics, macroeconomics, industrial economics, experimental economics and environmental economics. The department is a global leader in policy-oriented research, with members directing and holding senior positions in research centres involved in policy design and evaluation. These include the Institute of Fiscal Studies, the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration, and the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice. It is the only department of economics in the UK to have received the outstanding grade-point average of 3.5 in the 2008 RAE with over 90% of staff submitted. It was also awarded the top score of 24/24 for the quality of teaching in the QAA Subject Review 2001. The department offers a structured MRes/MPhil/PhD programme with taught courses in the first year. The Chair of Political Economy at UCL was created in 1827 in memory of David Ricardo, establishing the first Department of Economics in England.

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Daniella Fauvrelle
Graduate Programmes Administrator, MPhil PhD
Department of Economics
University College London
Gower Street
United Kingdom
phone: +44-20-76 79 58 61
fax: +44-20-79 16 27 75