Research in the School of Economics is intrinsically linked to everything that we do. Leading edge research informs and enriches the School's teaching programs, bringing our students a perspective at the forefront of innovation and agenda setting. Research is also the basis for our engagement with the wider community through joint discovery, consulting and other outreach activities. UQ Economics has established an enviable international reputation as a leading research department across a range of fields including economic theory, econometrics and environmental economics. The Excellence for Research in Australia (ERA) rankings place the School among the top departments in Australia in terms of achieving 'above world standard' research outcomes.
To further drive our research agenda and international standing, the School's key research objectives are to: i) publish scholarly papers in reputable journals; ii) generate external sources of income to fund research; and iii) graduate highly competent research higher degree students. To find out more about the School's research, including our organisation, strengths, research higher degree programs, current activities (grants, fellowships and publications) and track record, please click on the relevant link below.