- Humanities-Social sciences
The research environment in Economics and Statistics combines applied empirical research in economics with research in the development of statistical methods within survey methodology and econometrics.
The major themes of research and research groups are 1. Wellbeing, Health & Welfare Economics (WHAWE), 2. Economics of Entrepreneurship, Family business, Globalization and Institutions (EFGI), 3. Macroeconomics and financial econometrics (MAFE), 4. Statistics (Stat@oru). A fifth theme/group in Transportation Economics will start in 2018.
The research environment in Economics and Statistics is the foundation for the PhD programs in Economics and in Statistics, and the MSc (2 years) programs Applied Statistics, Economics & Econometrics and Finance.