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English definition of “applied economics”

applied economics

noun [U]    
ECONOMICS the study of economics in relation to real situations, rather than the theory of economics: The centre is regarded as the leading research centre for applied economics in Europe.
(Definition of applied economics noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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