Financial crises. Unemployment. Immigration. Global competition. At
Essex we push the frontiers of accepted wisdom. We examine the decisions of
individuals, the strategies of firms and the policies of governments.
We are one of Europe's leading economics departments. Our creative and
committed academics undertake
world-leading research, pioneering new solutions to global issues. This work
postgraduate courses. You'll learn
alongside research stars who are breaking new ground in all fields of economics.
We're home to staff
and students from all over the
world who want to think, learn and achieve together. If you're ingenious,
industrious and independent, welcome home.
What makes us unique?
EU Referendum 2016
As campaigning hots up ahead of the EU Referendum on 23 June, Essex academics are available to give expert comment and analysis on voter behaviour and the issues being debated.
We have lots of careers events and workshops running this term, all designed to
help you develop skills, research future career options and meet employers. Some are one-off annual events, so don't miss out.
PhD job candidates
Find out about the candidates in our department, including their market papers, research interests and CVs.
We support all our PhD students when looking for jobs to get their dream career after Essex.