a dynamic research environment

with several research seminars each week and a large flow of international guests


Research at the Department of Economics

The Department of Economics at Uppsala University is a modern economics department particularly strong in the areas of labour economics, macroeconomics, political economics and public economics. Other areas of research include development economics, econometrics, family economics, financial economics and health economics.

Top five publications

Scientific papers published in the "top five" economics journals

Recent publications

Research centers

The Department of Economics hosts three research centers: the Uppsala Center for Labor Studies (UCLS), the Uppsala Center for Fiscal Studies (UCFS) and the Uppsala Immigration Lab (UIL). The Department also runs Urban Lab together with the Institute for Housing and Urban Research (IBF). Moreover, the department is also an active member of the Center for Health Economic Research (HEFUU), which is an interdisciplinary research center run by the Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy and the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Last modified: 2024-02-08