There is a long tradition of research at the Department of Economics, and the department has been the home of distinguished scholars such as, most prominently, Knut Wicksell.
Currently there is research in a number of areas with several specializations paralleling recommended paths for undergraduate study The department has hosted a number of high-profile international conferences thanks to the support from the Arne Ryde Foundation which is tied to the department.
Collaboration with Academia Engelberg Foundation
The Department of Economics has signed a collaboration agreement with Academia Engelberg Foundation.
Via that agreement, the Department of Economics has the opportunity to send students and young scientist to the AEF Summer School.