Research in the Department of Economics at the University of Antwerp focuses mainly on applied economics and economic policy, organized around the following fields:

  • macroeconomics
  • labor economics
  • economics of innovation
  • the history of economic thought
  • industrial organization
  • health economics
  • microeconomic theory
  • public economics
  • transport economics 

The researchers of the Department in Economics have recently published their research in leading international journals such as

  • American Economic Journal: Microeconomics
  • The Economic Journal
  • International Economic Review
  • Journal of Health Economics
  • International Journal of Industrial Organization
  • Journal of Labor Economics
  • Journal of Urban Economics
  • among others ...