|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Funding amount:||From £18,622 tax-free stipend, per year, for 3.5 years.|
|Placed On:||21st September 2023|
|Closes:||31st October 2023|
PhD studentship in Economics and Computation
One fully funded PhD position to work with Aris Filos-Ratsikas in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, on a project titled “Algorithms and Mechanisms for Economic Environments”.
The aim of this project is to study economic environments such as game theoretic environments, fair division or social choice theory from the perspective of algorithms, mechanisms and/or computational complexity. Indicative possible topics include algorithms and complexity for environments like auctions, fair division, markets, or blockchain systems, algorithms for social choice settings under limited information, or incentive mechanisms and game-theoretic analyses for these environments.
Studentship and eligibility
The School funded studentship starting in the academic year 2023/24 covers:
Applicants should apply via the University’s admissions portal (EUCLID) and apply by clicking the 'Apply' button, above, with a start date of 01-Jan-2024 (home applicants) or 01-May-2024 (international/overseas applicants).
Applicants should state “Algorithms and Mechanisms for Economic Environments” and the research supervisor (Aris Filos-Ratsikas) in their application and Research Proposal document.
Complete applications submitted by 31 October 2023 will receive full consideration; after that date applications will be considered until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is 01-Jan-2024 (home applicants) or 01-May-2024 (international applicants). Please be advised that depending on the date an offer is made, later start dates might need to be considered for international applicants needing to complete immigration processes prior to commencing studies.
Applicants must submit:
Only complete applications (i.e., those that are not missing the above documentation) will progress forward to Academic Selectors for further consideration.
To apply, please click the 'Apply' button, above.
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