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Economics

PGR-RA-32

Expertise of research area
development; fiscal policy; keynesian; mathematics; monetary; transport; wage; econometrics; economics; labour


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

The Division'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. We take an interdisciplinary approach, with strong local, national and international partnerships. We work with other disciplines – 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>

<h2 class="heading">How to apply</h2>

<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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