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.
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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; 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.
Postgraduate Qualification (PhD)
University of Leicester
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I am normally in University everyday, or atleast most days. We have a very good relationship with the staff in our department, and see our tutors atleast once a week in the 1st and 2nd years and optionally in the 3rd and 4th. There is alway...more1 Hotcourses user(s) found the following review helpful.
A very positive and encouraging course with growth possibilities and covering exactly what you would expect for this type of course....more
Distance learning course. Material was quite old and a little outdated Not great value for money THe three taught classes were very useful Do provide flexibility and oppertunity to tailor material to own needs...more2 Hotcourses user(s) found the following review helpful.
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