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Our Research

Outstanding research and analysis underpins everything we do, from policymaking to providing secure banknotes. We aim to attract and develop world-class researchers and foster an environment that supports creative freedom and engagement with global research communities.

Research events, seminars and conferences


We run regular seminars and conferences, featuring high-profile speakers and collaborations with leading institutions.

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Research papers

Research papers

Our researchers’ work is regularly published in working papers and in academic journals and books.

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Bank Underground

Staff blog

Our staff blog is designed to give insight into topical issues from a staff perspective rather than that of the Bank’s policy committees.

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Research funding and fellowships

​Research funding and fellowships

We have several funding streams available to researchers, including fellowships at the Bank.

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Themes and topics

​Research themes and topics

Our research priorities are summed up by five core themes, and a set of topics that we update twice a year.

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We publish a selection of datasets to crowdsource answers to our research questions and encourage external researchers to collaborate with us.

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Researcher profiles

View profiles of our researchers
Staff at the Bank conduct academic research on a variety of topics relating the Bank’s mission to maintain monetary and financial stability.

One Bank Visitor Programme

​To facilitate interaction between Bank of England staff and academia the Bank of England runs the One Bank Visitor Programme (OBVP).