Economics research opportunities


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The School of Economics offers a leading PhD programme with an established academic reputation.

The school includes a number of research centres and groups, each with their own research staff, active international networks and programmes of visiting researchers.

Our graduates go on to successful careers in a wide range of areas. Many have obtained academic positions in universities including Yale, Oxford, London School of Economics, Manchester, Birmingham, Bonn, École Polytechnique, São Paulo, and Xiamen.

Others have secured roles in policy agencies such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, European Commission, and the Bank of England, as well as various government department and policy institutes.

Economics research areas include:

  • behavioural economics
  • development economics
  • economic policy
  • econometrics
  • environmental/resource economics
  • experimental economics
  • financial economics
  • international economics/finance/trade
  • macro/microeconomics
  • political economy
  • public economics

Midlands Graduate School

Nottingham is part of the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which offers funding opportunities for postgraduate students each year.

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