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PhD Scholarship - Economics of Disasters

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

The research done by Victoria University’s Chair in the Economics of Disasters and his postgraduate student team is focussed on many aspects of disasters, including disasters’ short- and long-term impact on economic activity, in particular on income distribution and poverty, on fiscal spending and revenue, and on employment and prices. Policy questions related to optimal prevention and mitigation policy in a disaster’s aftermath are also critically evaluated. Other work includes projects evaluating the connection between disasters and climate change scenarios, and comparing between recent catastrophic events in Japan, Thailand, New Zealand, China, and Vietnam. Previous projects have also included research on disasters in the United States, and in Chile.

Applicants must be:
- well-trained, empirically bent students with an interest in insurance markets, agricultural or health economics, and/or economic geography.
- hold a Master Degree in Economics (or a related discipline) is required. Good knowledge of STATA or GIS is preferable

Funding Notes

Value of the scholarship is NZ$25,000 stipend per annum for three years plus tuition fees.

References

New PhD applicants should complete the PhD Admission and Scholarship on-line application available from http://www.victoria.ac.nz/fgr/prospective-phds/applying.aspx and clearly indicate they wish to apply for the Chair in Economics of Disasters PhD Scholarship. In addition to the application please email [email protected] indicating that your application for this scholarship has been submitted.

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