|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Funding amount:||A minimum tax free stipend of £15,609 per annum|
|Placed On:||12th January 2022|
|Closes:||20th February 2022|
Reference number: SBE-ECON
Start date of studentship: October 2022/January 2023
Closing date of advert: 20th February 2022
Interview date: TCB
Primary supervisor: TBC
Secondary supervisor: TBC
Short Introductory Paragraph
The Economics academic group undertakes rigorous and relevant applied research in macroeconomics, microeconomics and econometrics, with a view to applying the powerful and flexible tools of economics to both understand and inform the economic decisions of individuals, firms, governments and other institutions. The group’s research interests and expertise span five key areas: applied econometrics and productivity analysis; financial economics and banking; monetary economics and development; international economics and trade; and industrial economics. Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF2014). In choosing Loughborough for your research, you’ll work alongside academics who are leaders in their field. You will benefit from comprehensive support and guidance from our Doctoral College, including tailored careers advice, to help you succeed in your research and future career.
Find out more: https://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/research-degrees/
Full Project Detail:
Research priority areas:
Within the Economics academic group we are especially keen to receive PhD research proposals in the following areas: 1. Macroeconomics: Monetary Policy, Economic Development 2. Financial Economics and Financial Technology 3. Microeconomics: Industrial Economics, Productivity Analysis, Energy and Environmental, Behavioural Economics 4. International Economics: International Money and Finance, Exchange Rates, International Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Globalisation.
Find out more: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/sbe/study/phd/
At least a 2:1 honour degree (or equivalent) with a preference for a UK Masters degree (with average programme mark of no less than 65%) or International equivalent. English Language requirement of IELTS band 7.0 or above with not less than 7.0 in each component.
The studentship provides a minimum tax free stipend of £15,609 per annum for the duration of the studentship plus tuition fees at the UK rate. International (including EU) students may apply however the total value of the studentship will be used to cover the cost of the International tuition fee.
Please note that studentships will be awarded on a competitive basis to applicants who have applied within the School. Funding decisions will not be confirmed until early 2022.
Name: Tracey Preston
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone number: +44 (0)1509 228276
How to apply:
Under programme name, select Business School. Please upload with your application a research proposal, copies of your transcripts/certificates, English Language certificate and two academic references.
Please quote reference number: SBE-ECON
Type / Role: