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Economics

PGR-RA-32

Expertise of research area
development; econometrics; environment; human wellbeing; innovation; labour; organisations; work; macroeconomics; globalization; financialization


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<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

The Division&#039;s research centre, the Applied Institute for Research in Economics (AIRE) supports and disseminates research in economics and political economy at the University of Leeds. <br /> <br /> We take an interdisciplinary approach, with strong local, national and international partnerships. We work with other disciplines &amp;ndash; business, social sciences, and STEM.

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<h5><strong>Research proposals</strong></h5> <p>The Economics Division within Leeds University Business School is interested in receiving proposals in the following areas of research:</p> <p>&nbsp;&ndash; Work, labour and organisation<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Financialisation and globalisation<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Development and wellbeing<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Environment, infrastructure, innovation and the circular economy<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;The macro economy and macroeconomic policy</p> <h5><strong>Division and research centre further reading:</strong></h5> <p><a href="https://business.leeds.ac.uk/divisions-economics">Leeds University Business School Economics Division</a></p> <p><a href="http://business.leeds.ac.uk/research-aire">Applied Institute for Research in Economics</a>&nbsp;(AIRE)</p>

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<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made&nbsp;<a href="https://business.leeds.ac.uk/research-degrees-apply/doc/apply-4">online</a>. Please state clearly the division and research centre you are interested in on the&nbsp;<a href="https://business.leeds.ac.uk/research-degrees-apply/doc/locate-research">locating your research</a>&nbsp;form.</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the Leeds University Business School minimum&nbsp;<a href="http://business.leeds.ac.uk/research-degrees-apply/doc/entry-requirements-4">English language requirements</a>.</p> <p><em>We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, but UK black and minority ethnic (BME) researchers are currently under-represented in our Postgraduate Research community, and we would therefore particularly encourage applications from UK BME candidates. All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.</em></p>

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<p>For further information please contact the Graduate School Office<br /> e: <a href="http://phd@lubs.leeds.ac.uk">phd@lubs.leeds.ac.uk</a>, t: +44 (0)113 343 4596.</p>


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