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Warwick Economics ranked 22nd in the QS World University Rankings 2023

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Warwick Economics ranked 22nd in the QS World University Rankings 2023

We are delighted to announce that Warwick’s Department of Economics has risen three places in the QS World University Ranking for Economics and Econometrics, from 25th in the world to 22nd.

The QS World University Rankings are compiled annually, using research citations and the results of major global surveys of employers and academics to classify the universities in 54 different disciplines.

The 2023 rankings were published on 22 March with the welcome news that after consistently ranking at 25th in the word for several years, the Department has improved its standing by three places.

The Department ranks in 5th place in the UK, behind only LSE, Oxford, Cambridge and UCL; and scored more highly than Oxford and Cambridge on the “citations per paper” metric, a testament to the Department’s excellent research output.

Commenting on the news, Professor Ben Lockwood, Head of Department of Economics, said:

“It is very good news to hear that the Warwick Economics Department has improved its position in the independent QS World University Rankings.

“In this ranking, departments are scored on the issues which we know matter to prospective students – academic reputation, judged by our peers; employer reputation, based on responses from more than 75,000 graduate employers worldwide; and the quality and impact of our research.

“I would like to thank all our staff and students for their work in creating a Department whose reputation in the eyes of our academic peers and in the eyes of the employers who recruit our students is among the world’s best.

“We will continue to recruit talented and ambitious research and teaching staff at all stages of their academic careers, and highly capable students, as part of our ongoing commitment to being a world-class economics department.”

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