Financial crisis. Unemployment. Immigration. Global competition.
You are willing to ask difficult questions to break intellectual boundaries. You want to apply your knowledge to issues of global concern. At Essex we examine how economics touches every part of your life through the choices you make, the society you live in, and the policies adopted by governments. We focus on globally relevant research areas, giving you the knowledge, understanding and conviction for a career as an economist.
It examines the decisions of individuals, the strategies of firms, and the policies of governments. Economics at Essex is a home for determined and inquisitive students who like to ask difficult questions, break intellectual boundaries and create new solutions to issues of global concern.
We know you need access to computers and a quiet place to work so we guarantee office space for you in our PhD Research Centre.Our staff have expertise in areas such as microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, and applied economics.
Although the list below is not exhaustive, it gives you an insight into the wide range of applied and theoretical topics we offer expert supervision on.
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