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Economics PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Aberdeen

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  Valuing health services: does it matter whether it is an existing or new service?
  Prof M Van der Pol, Dr V Watson, Mr D Boyers
Application Deadline: 22 March 2019
When evaluating health services it is crucial to include population preferences. Discrete Choice Experiments (DCEs) are an increasingly popular tool to elicit population preferences and they can be used to elicit Willingness to Pay (WTP) for use in a Cost Benefit analysis.
  To pay or not to pay: Investigating the validity of monetary preferences in health choice experiments
  Prof M Ryan, Dr V Watson, Dr N Krucien
Application Deadline: 22 March 2019
Preferences-elicitation methods are frequently used in health economics to obtain monetary values for health and health care e.g., willingness to pay to improve treatment effectiveness by 1% or to reduce waiting time by one month.
  Expanding the Evidence Base Through Inter-Sectoral Partnerships for Action on Health Equity
  Dr L D'Ambruoso, Prof I Theodossiou, Prof P Abbott
Application Deadline: 29 March 2019
Described as the single most critical development failure of the past 30 years, the majority of births, deaths and causes of death in Africa and Asia are never recorded.
  Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Production of Chemicals and Materials
The University of Aberdeen has been awarded over £1million in funding to establish a centre that will train a new generation of researchers to develop technologies that convert organic waste into sustainable materials.
  Producing chemicals and materials sustainably: Understanding the economic implications and firms decision making
  Prof E Phimister, Dr J Cai
Application Deadline: 28 February 2019
TThere are a range of potential novel processes and techniques which would allow the sustainable production of chemicals and materials from organic waste particularly involving anaerobic digestion.
  Policies and Politics: an investigation of how anaerobic digestion processes comply with current environmental policies
  Dr D Toke, Dr T Kiso
Application Deadline: 28 February 2019
This project will involve work on environmental policies and investigation of how anaerobic digestion processes comply with current environmental policies; what changes in policies will be needed to make these processes feasible to fit in with environmental priorities, and the conditions under which the technology can be reconciled with both economic and sustainability objectives.
  Human Capital Investment and Public Policy - Investigating investment in human capital in the presence of government intervention
  Dr J Skatun, Prof C Montagna
Application Deadline: 29 March 2019
Purpose. The purpose of this PhD proposal is to investigate investment in human capital in the presence of government intervention.
  Automation and the labour market - investigating the effects of automation in the labour market. As with all major technological advancements in history
  Prof C Montagna, Dr J Skatun
Application Deadline: 29 March 2019
Purpose. The purpose of this PhD proposal is to investigate the effects of automation in the labour market. As with all major technological advancements in history, automation is not only seen as a potential source of (e.g.
  What can economic theory bring to the decommissioning of the North Sea’s oil fields? - Analysing one or more aspects related to decommissioning
  Dr J Bracht, Dr M Papi
Application Deadline: 29 March 2019
The UK Oil and Gas Authority has developed a Decommissioning Unit to begin investigating how to decommission the oil fields in the North Sea in a way that is cost effective.
  Is the Process as Important as the Outcome? An Experimental/Theoretical Investigation of Procedural Decision Making Models.
  Dr J Bracht, Dr M Papi
Application Deadline: 29 March 2019
Over the recent year there has been a huge development of data enrichment techniques in experimental economics, such as the measurement of response time and eye-tracking.
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