Economics PhD

UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER

Key information

Qualification type

PhD

Subject areas

Economics

Course type

Research

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

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP-16

Modules

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)

£4,052

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees

For this course

£13,105

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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.