INOMICS Announces the Best Universities and Employers for Economics 2020/21 - INOMICS Awards


Berlin, April 30th, 2021

INOMICS Handbook 2021

INOMICS - the career and education site for economists - has announced the results of the 2021 INOMICS Awards, recognising top employers and top education providers in the field of economics. The results were published in the recently released fifth edition of the annual INOMICS Handbook. The Handbook, including full results, can be downloaded for free at

The INOMICS Awards winners are selected based on the most in-demand opportunities among economics students and professionals who used the INOMICS platform in 2020.

This year INOMICS presented awards for the Top-3 and the Top-20 in each category. The winners were (by category, in no particular order):

Top 3 Economics Employers

  • Graduate Institute of Internationaland Development Studies, Switzerland
  • University of Brunei Darussalam
  • Department of Economics, Ghent University, Belgium

Top 3 Economics Training Course Organizers

  • Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IFW), Germany
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Swiss Society of Health Economics (SGG脰), Switzerland

Top 3 Places to do an Economics Master鈥檚 Degree

  • Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Spain
  • The New School, United States
  • Economics School of Louvain, Belgium

Top 3 Places to do an Economics PhD

  • Collegio Carlo Alberto/University of Torino, Italy
  • Graduate School of Economics and Social Sciences (GESS), University of Mannheim, Germany
  • Ruhr Graduate School of Economics (RGS Econ), Germany

Top 3 Economics Conference Organizers

  • Review of Socio-Economics Perspectives (RSEP), Turkey
  • European Central Bank, Germany
  • Anglo-American University, Czech Republic

Top 3 Economics Scholarships Providers

  • CEMFI, Spain
  • Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • European Patent Office, Germany

Full details, including the opportunities for which the winners were selected, plus the full list including the Top-20 in each category, are available in the 2021 edition of the INOMICS Handbook, available at

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