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Economics PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Producing chemicals and materials sustainably: Understanding the economic implications and firms decision making
  Prof E Phimister, Dr J Cai
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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There 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.
  Energy system modelling of decentralised energy system transitions: integrating technical, economic and social dimensions
  Dr A Maheri
Application Deadline: 21 June 2020

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Cities and municipalities are crucial areas of focus due to the large and growing populations living in them. But they are also complex dynamic systems, which present challenges to energy system modellers.
  Better shared decision making within cancer care (CANDECIDE)
  Dr S MacLennan, Prof M Ryan
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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This is an innovative interdisciplinary project within the important area of supportive care. The student will join a small expert team within the Institute of Applied Health Sciences which has good links with NHS Grampian and UCAN (Urological Cancer Charity).
  Chronic pain: from public health impact to impact on public health policy
  Prof G Macfarlane, Dr K Oliver
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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Chronic pain represents a frequent and disabling condition and it is generally acknowledged that it represents and important public health problem and economic burden.
  General Practice contracts: The impact of contract changes on General Practices in Scotland
  Dr V Watson, Dr R Schulz, Prof P Murchie
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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In the UK, most GP Practices are run as private businesses that contract with the Government to provide general medical care to the population of patients who are registered with them.
  Predicting the risk of moderate and severe exacerbations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) using linked electronic health records
  Dr M Nath, Dr J Haughney, Prof A Lee
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease requiring timely diagnosis and assessment of the severity as well as intensive treatment and health care support to prevent disease progression.
  Risk analysis based on extreme regression
  Prof K Yu
Applications accepted all year round

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Extremes may give rise to bigger severity of occurrences than ordinary risks and then turn notably complex. Management of extreme events often faces challenges in the practice of problem solving and decision making, and therefore, requires of a special consideration and sufficiently using information provided.
  Modelling the movements of goods between locations and countries
  Dr D Groen
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of this project is to create an agent-based model that mimics the movement of goods between locations and trading individuals in a given country-specific setting.
  Design for behaviour change in African urban informal settlements
  Dr F Ceschin
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD is linked to a 5-year research project entitled ‘Mainstreaming Gender for Energy Security in Poor Urban Environments’, in short Gender for Energy Security (GENS).
  Narrative Research in Accounting and Finance
  Dr S Rahman
Applications accepted all year round

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Narratives in financial disclosures have been extensively researched since the 1980s. While narrative research in the UK is predominantly qualitative while in the US predominantly quantitative, recent topics in narrative accounting in the UK have increasing use of quantitative and mixed methods.
  Textual Analysis in Accounting and Finance
  Dr S Rahman
Applications accepted all year round

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In the last decade, there has been a growing interest in textual analysis on the linguistic characteristics of financial disclosures, such as the tone (sentiment), readability, and attribution of financial performance.
  Filtering algorithms for Levy processes, with application to financial modelling
  Dr P Date
Applications accepted all year round

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The problem of inference about the values of hidden or latent variables from imperfect sensor measurements arises in many branches of science, including engineering and mathematical finance.
  PhD opportunities in Economics and Finance at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time.  . Research students. are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community.
  An examination of the socio-economic consequences of the diagnosis of, and recovery from, cancer in the UK (in collaboration with Tenovus UK)
  Prof M Jones
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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This PhD will focus on understanding the socio-economic outcomes of individuals who experience cancer in the UK, including in core aspects of quality of life, such as, work and income, and wellbeing.
  Cardiff Business School - PhD Opportunities in Business and Management and Economics

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The Cardiff Business School PhD programme. will prepare you either for a career as a leading academic scholar or to excel as a business practitioner or policy decision maker.
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