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Department of Economics

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The following are our ongoing and completed projects.

Courses at the Research School People, Society and Sustainability

We arrange both courses and seminars. Take a look at our programme for 2023/24! Courses and activities 2023 Qualitative methods (P000045) , 7.5 ECTS October 3, 2023 – November 21, 2023 Contact: Klara

Agricultural and Food Economics

The agricultural and food sector of today is increasingly threatened by climate change, economic and political risks arising from pandemics and wars, a growing population, and loss of biodiversity.

Gender, Development and Environmental Governance

Ph.D. course on Gender, Development and Environmental Governance (8.5 credits) with an interactive workshop, Encounters in environments under stress: Rethinking methodologies and decolonising

Department of Economics

At the Department of Economics we carry out research and teach in Business studies and Economics with application to food, agriculture and natural resources.


The Department of Economics at SLU consists of about 80 employees, mainly researchers. Our researchers are engaged in education - and vice versa, our teachers are engaged in research.

Other activities

Our activities include seminars, workshops and field trips that aim to enrich our students knowledge and promote networking with other researchers, society and industry. We have joint activities with

Kvinnomaraton - Symposium for women in research

markmiljo-webb@slu.se Are you a female researcher interested in meeting other female researchers to network and discuss common interests? Welcome to The Society of Women Researchers annual event

An interdisciplinary approach to multifunctional landscapes

Our landscapes serve numerous vital purposes, including providing food and clean water, supporting biodiversity, producing timber, and offering spaces for recreation. As the demand for these

General resit exams

Every August, the Department of Economics offers general resit exams for courses given in period 1-3. For courses given in period 4, we offer general resit exams in November. August 2024

Educational contacts

Here you can find useful contact information if you have questions regarding your education. Departmental Director of Studies Tina Ericson tina.ericson@slu.se , +4618672600 Departmental Director of


Here you will find contact information to the staff at the Department of Economics. Staff Staff at the department Management group Head of Department: Richard Ferguson Acting Head of Department: