The School of Economics will offer 4 Studentships to prospective candidates starting the PhD Economics programme in the Academic Year 2022/23. These studentships will be awarded to applicants that submit the most promising research proposals and clearly demonstrate academic excellence in the areas that are relevant to the strategic interests of the School of Economics (see the research areas and further details linked below). The application deadline for prospective students to be considered for ECO studentships is 28 March 2022.
In addition to offering ECO studentships, the School of Economics participates in the annual SeNSS (South East Network for Social Sciences) competition for +3 (PhD) and 1+3 (Masters + PhD). To be considered for the SENSS competition, prospective students need to apply by the earlier deadline of 25 January 2022.
Research Areas. Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide with an original and high quality research proposal. The School of Economics research areas include Big data methods, Collective decision making and group formation, Competition in digital markets, Development and environmental economics, Dynamic macroeconomics and growth, Economics of networks, Empirical evaluation of competition/competition policy, Experimetrics, Financial economics and econometrics, Heuristics and biases in decision making, Industrial organisation, Origins and consequences of conflict, Strategic reasoning and identity in groups and teams.
Project outlines for specific fields of interest. For the 2022/23 Academic Year, research projects in Applied Econometrics and Finance and in Behavioural Economics are particularly welcome. For these fields, you can consult a number of project outlines on the School of Economics pages. The School encourages prospective students to follow the supervision outlines to apply for ECO studentships to submit research proposals.