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About the Programme

The research focus of the Department of Economics is on policy-relevant applied economics research, and we have specialists in applied microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics.

The Department is home to the Fraser of Allander Institute, a leading independent economic research institute focused on the Scottish economy giving PhD students the opportunity to become part of a department with strong links to the world of policy and business. We have a lively PhD programme in economics with a regular inflow of new students each year.

You'll benefit from a team of two supervisors with specialist knowledge in your field.

You'll join our economics research community, engage with our regular seminar series of external speakers, our brown bag workshop series to explore early research ideas, and with our annual Postgraduate Research Conference where you'll present your research.

Research areas

  • applied econometrics
  • applied macroeconomics
  • applied microeconomics
  • economic policy

We offer an excellent academic environment in which to undertake your research degree. You'll benefit from:

  • a lively research environment that is both rigorous and policy-focused
  • a collegiate group of PhD colleagues
  • regular meetings with your two supervisors
  • research methods training leading to a PGCert in Research Methodology
  • access to advanced training opportunities that are part of the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics
  • access to Strathclyde's sector-leading Researcher Development Programme enabling you to enhance your transferrable skills

Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.

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