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Department of Economics

Postgraduate research

UEBS Economics stands as a top-tier academic department, dedicated to achieving research excellence. The Economics MRes + MPhil/PhD programmes strives to attract, educate, and nurture students of exceptional academic merit. Our graduates find prestigious employment opportunities within leading academic, international, and governmental institutions across the globe.

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Study at the UK Business School of the Year

Times Higher Education Awards 2022

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More than 91% of our research outputs in Economics and Econometrics are internationally excellent

Based on research rated 4* and 3* in the Research Excellence Framework 2021

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Top 20 in the UK for world-leading research in Economics and Econometrics

Based on research rated 4* and 3* in the Research Excellence Framework 2021

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Access to our FEELE Lab, a well-established laboratory for research in experimental economics


As a PhD researcher, your academic journey will be supported by supervisors who possess relevant research expertise and share common research interests. We recommend reaching out to potential PhD supervisors directly to engage in discussions about your application and research aspirations.

To identify a suitable supervisor, it is essential to explore the faculty members listed in the relevant departments. Delve into their research interests, published works, and areas of expertise to find a match that aligns with your own academic pursuits.


Our publications

Discover further insights into our publications, research highlights, and compelling case studies.

Research publications

Meet our PhD students

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Cevdet AcuPhD Candidate in Economics
Dercio Nonato Chaves De AssisMPH Candidate in Economics
Frankie ChoPhD Candidate in Economics
Nurullah CiftciPhD Candidate in Economics
Scott DickinsonMPH Candidate in Economics
Nicholas LacoursePhD Candidate in Economics
Qian LiPhD Candidate in Economics
Yangfei LinPhD Candidate in Economics
Ashley McCreaPhD Candidate in Economics
Guylaine Nouwoue N D Epse TchakounteMPH Economics
Trifon PavkovPhD Candidate in Economics
Jingya ZengPhD Candidate in Economics
Yifei ZhouMPH Candidate in Economics