PhD Studentship in Economics – City University London

The Department of Economics at City University, London, is able to offer a three-year studentship to a candidate who wishes to read for a PhD in Economics starting October 2008. The studentship will consist of full remission of fees for three years plus a subsistence grant of £13,500 per year. In return the successful candidate will be expected to provide up to 50 hours per year of undergraduate class teaching and mark 50 undergraduate coursework scripts. Additional teaching and marking may be undertaken subject to approval of the student’s supervisory panel and will be paid at our normal rates.

The areas of interest to the Department are:
* Competition and regulation
* Development Economics
* Econometrics and economic theory
* Financial economics
* Health economics
* History and philosophy of economics
* Macroeconomics and international economics

For more information about current research activity in the Department, please go to http://www.city. ac.uk/economics/ research/ index.html, and follow the links from http://www.city. ac.uk/economics/ staff.html to individual staff web pages. Applicants are advised to contact potential supervisors in their research area with their proposal before making a formal application.

Application procedure.
Please follow the procedure indicated at http://www.city. ac.uk/research/ resdegrees/ applications. html, making clear that you wish to apply for the Departmental Studentship.

Your proposal should follow the format described at http://www.city. ac.uk/research/ resdev/studentsh ips.html# procedure.

Applications for the studentship must be received by Friday 18 July 2008. In the event of any queries, please contact the Senior Tutor for Research, Professor Giulia Iori g.iori@city. ac.uk

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