Economics PhD


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Course summary

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.

Different course options

Full time | University of Leicester | 3 years | SEP-16

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date



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.

Tuition fees

UK fees

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees

For this course


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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.