The Department of Economics has approximately 80 employees, mainly researchers, divided into five research groups.
The department of economics at SLU consists of about 65 employees, mainly researchers. Our researchers are engaged in education - and vice versa, our teachers are engaged in research.
In our research, we work on a range of topics that mainly have to do with agriculture and the conservation and use of natural resources.
Our goal is to deliver research which is both of high quality by international standards, and relevant and accessible to various actors in society. It is published in (top-ranked) peer-reviewed journals and books.
Traditionally, we have categorized our research in two parts, business and economics, but the research can also be categorized using the research themes and projects described here.