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Economics PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Edinburgh

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  Climate change, risk and migration in Global North and Global South: A comparison study
  Dr T Guma, Dr K Sharapov
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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This project will explore the migration-climate nexus from a comparative perspective.
  E4 DTP - Valuing Ecosystem Services produced by the Colombian Páramos
  Prof D Moran
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Summary. This project will focus on the economic and social valuation of key ecosystem services in a globally iconic Paramo ecosystems in Colombia.
  Modelling the agriculture-deforestation interface in the Brazilian Amazon and Cerrado biomes
  Dr P Alexander
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Summary. Mathematical modelling will be used to understand the dynamics of land use change and agricultural intensification and deforestation related to beef cattle and soybean production in Brazil.
  Economic and environmental efficiency of food redistribution
  Dr P Alexander
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Summary. The project will identify drivers of change to and map the UK food redistribution system, assess its economic and environmental efficiency, and design optimal alternative food redistribution systems.
  Assessing a socially optimal level for global livestock
  Dr P Alexander
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Summary. Should we “go vegan”? The project will consider the environmental and social costs and benefits of livestock production and consumption with a view to defining whether and how patterns of both might be optimised globally.
  E4 DTP - Valuing Ecosystem Services produced by the Colombian Páramos
  Prof D Moran
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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The Páramos are tropical mountain wetlands found between 3000m and 4500m of elevation in the Andes. Known for their extreme water storage and regulation, they generate high and sustained base flows crucial for water provisioning to farmland, settlements and cities (e.g.
  Facilitating the circular economy in India’s food security: the social, economic and agronomic barriers and opportunities of wastewater
  Dr K V Heal, Dr A Gathorne-Hardy, Dr H Gorringe
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Project summary. This interdisciplinary project combines environmental and social science to quantify the potential benefits of wastewater for Indian agriculture, as well as understanding the social barriers to wastewater use, and identifying opportunities to overcome these.
  EASTBIO: Holistic approach to internal parasite control on hill and upland sheep farms
  Dr F Kenyon
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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This PhD will investigate ways to optimise roundworm and liver fluke control in hill and upland sheep, to address the issue of increased anthelmintic (wormer) resistance in flocks.
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