Top 10 Economics Schools

Following are some of the top 10 best economics departments/schools:

Lancaster University Management School (UK)
- LUMS has been ranked among the top 10 (No. 9) in the world in a category called 'best schools for economics' in the Financial Times 2004 ranking of the top 100 global MBA programmes.
- The FT ranking of Top 10 schools for Economics are: MIT: Sloan (1st), University of Chicago GSB (2nd), University of Oxford: Said (3rd), Yale School of Management (4th), University of Rochester: Simon (5th), UC Berkeley: Haas (6th), Cranfield School of Management (7th), University of Pennsylvania: Wharton (8th), Lancaster University Management School (9th), Columbia Business School (10th).

University of York (UK)
- In the Economics Department, 100% of its economics research is of international quality (2* and above), according to the RAE 2008, with 60% of the research defined as 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' (3* and above). York is ranked in the top 10 (8th position) for Economics according to research power in RAE 2008.
- York has consistently performed in the top 10 in the RAE exercises for economics (5A in 2001, 1996 and 1992).

Columbia University (USA)
- The Department of Economics of Columbia University is placed in the top 10 departments worldwide, ranked No. 10 based on publications in 68 leading journals, 2004–2008 (Source: The Tilburg University top 100 worldwide economics schools research ranking based on research contribution 2004–2008).
- The department's Ph.D. program attracts top-notch degree candidates from around the world.

University of California, Berkeley (USA)
- UC Berkeley Department of Economics is consistently ranked among the world's leading departments.
- Berkeley faculty have won Nobel Prizes and John Bates Clark Medals.
- The department is ranked 4th in a worldwide ranking of the Top 100 Economics Departments done by Tilburg University in Holland.

* Suggested Reading: Economics Ranking by The Times