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Economics PhDUniversity of Leicester

Department of Economics

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Economics PhD: Students are encouraged to present their work at international conferences as well as at the department's extensive programme of workshops and seminars and funding is available to support this; recent topics of study include: gowth dynamics (an empirical investigation of output growth using international data); speculation and inefficiency on financial markets (simulation and empirical analysis); macroeconomic performance and monetary policy (an econometric analysis of business survey data in the European community); an econometric analysis of economic reform in Turkey; portfolio allocation problems and quantity constraints (an analysis of the Warsaw Stock Exchange); finance, growth and volatility.


The course offer PhD supervision in areas that are compatible with the research interest of staff; a (non-exhaustive) sample of research areas include: Game theory; mechanism design; behavioral economics; industrial organisation; growth theory; public economics; labour economics; political economy; economics of migration; health economics.

Course dates & prices

Starting Length Days you attend Details Where Class size Price

Sep 2015

6 years

Part-time No application date provided Leicester,
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per year

*More info: £1998 per year

Sep 2015

3 years

Full time No application date provided Leicester,
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per year

*More info: £3996 per year

Course type

Research course

Additional entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent and a good grade in a recognised Master's degree course; the application should include an outline of a general field of research interest.


Postgraduate Qualification (PhD)

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University of Leicester

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