Our research centre

The Centre for Applied Research in Economics supports an evidence-based approach to decision-making by undertaking research projects that translate advanced economic methods into practical advice.

Building an evidence base

Our research has practical implications for how households, businesses and governments make decisions. We apply cutting-edge empirical techniques to real-world data in order to build an evidence base to support decision-makers in both the public and private sector.

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Translational research

Interdisciplinary collaboration

Our projects frequently extend beyond the realm of economics. We collaborate with research centres throughout the University, including:

We also partner with private sector companies in order to produce policy-relevant research, such as:

  • MRCagney Ltd