Key Facts

Subject area: Economics
Programme: PhD / MPhil
Duration: PhD – 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
MPhil – 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Starting Date: Any time of the year
Entry Requirements: See here
International entry requirements We accept a range of qualifications from other institutions.
Standard English Language requirements apply. Details here.

The Centre for Economic Research offers a lively and active environment for research in economics. The Centre undertakes empirical and theoretical research in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and in public, financial and monetary economics.  Members of the Centre for Economic Research are actively engaged in frontier research and present their work at national and international conferences, and publish in leading economics journals. Staff research is funded from a range of bodies that include the ESRC, the DFID, charities and central government departments.

We welcome applications in the following areas:

  • Empirical Finance
  • Applied Economics and Econometrics
  • Economics of ageing and retirement (includes Actuarial research…)

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Contact Details

Administrator Helen Farrell
Tel : (+44) 01782 733641
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