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.
A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent and a good grade in a recognised masters degree course; the application should include an outline of a general field of research interest; students whose 1st language is not English are required to have a qualification of TOEFL 600 (computer-based course 250), an IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
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