Financial crisis. Unemployment. Immigration. Global competition.
At Essex we push the frontiers of accepted wisdom, challenging the standard paradigms of economics. By asking difficult questions we break intellectual boundaries, pioneering new solutions to issues of global concern.
You 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 through current and globally relevant issues highlighted by our research.
We'll train you to carry out your own research and prepare you for the many careers and paths of further study that will be open to you 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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