If you would like to contact any of our research staff, please visit the Department of Economics staff listings for contact details.
We welcome applications relating to the following research interests of academic supervisors.
Factor models, forecasting with large datasets, time-varying structural vector autoregressions, panel data models with integrated series
Contact: Professor Anindya Banerjee (Econometrics Group leader)
Analysis of non-stationary time series, structural change in time series models, time series with long memory, non-linear time series models with applications to environmental and financial economics
Contact: Dr Marco Barassi
Applied econometrics, economics of health, ageing and education
Contact: Dr Marco Ercolani
Time series econometrics, estimation of continuous time models
Contact: Dr Joanne Ercolani
International econometrics, labour Econometrics, economic history, housing Economics
Contact: Mr Nick Horsewood
Threshold regression models, unit root tests, optimal hypothesis testing, parameter instability, heteroscedasticity and autocorrelation robust inference, panel data methods
Contact: Dr Yiannis Karavias
Political economy, the economics of crime and economic evaluation of policy, game theoretic modelling of criminal behaviour
Contact: Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay (Microeconomic Theory Group leader)
Economic fluctuations, economic epidemiology, economic growth, general equilibrium theory, market games.
Contact: Professor Aditya Goenka (Economic Theory Group leader)
Mechanised reasoning, weak property rights, differential games, microeconomic theory.
Contact: Dr Colin Rowat
Macroeconomics and finance
Financial sector reform, financial institutional behaviour
Contact: Professor David Dickinson
Macroeconomics, especially fiscal policy and effects of fiscal consolidation policies, monetary policy and open economy macroeconomics, property taxation and the stock market
Contact: Professor John Fender (Macroeconomics and Finance Group leader)
Macroeconomics with particular interest in business cycles, news, expectations and learning, financial intermediation and financial frictions, DSGE modelling, and inventory and investment dynamics.
Contact: Dr Christoph Gortz
Links between macroeconomic activity and finance, firm behaviour under imperfect capital markets, economics of transition in China, household saving and consumption decisions, health economics
Contact: Professor Alessandra Guariglia
Learning and imperfect information, expectations formation, business cycles, monetary and fiscal policy
Contact: Dr Pei Kuang
Banking Regulation, corporate Finance, optimal taxation, mechanism design
Contact: Dr Afrasiab Mirza
Macroeconomics, monetary economics and adaptive learning.
Contact: Professor Kaushik Mitra
Market microstructure, financial economics, experimental economics.
Contact: Dr Paola Paiardini
International, monetary, and public economics, and the theory of economic policy
Contact: Professor Peter Sinclair (Emeritus Professor)
Banking, Financial Intermediation, Financial Economics.
Contact: Dr Frank Strobel
Trade, environment, development and energy
International trade, international economics, and international macroeconomics.
Contact: Dr Wanyu Chung
Environmental Economics, development economics, international economics
Contact: Professor Matthew Cole
Applied research in any areas of international economics, development economics, environmental and energy economics and international business with a particular interest in the Chinese economy, firm behaviour, natural disasters and the impact of globalisation on the environment
Contact: Professor Robert Elliott (Trade, Environment, Development and Energy Group leader)
Empirical analyses of productivity and labour market, effects of trade and investment, liberalisation in developed and developing countries
Contact: Dr Michael Henry
Agricultural economics, climate change, environmental valuation, natural resource economics
Contact: Professor David Maddison
Econometric theory, financial econometrics, labour economics
Contact: Dr William Pouliot
Empirical international trade, intra-industry trade, economic geography, European integration, trade and the environment
Contact: Professor Eric Strobl
International economics and environmental economics
Contact: Dr Liyun Zhang
Behavioural and experimental economics
Social preferences, voluntary cooperation in the presence of free rider incentive, coordination games, impact of emotions on economic decision-making
Contact: Dr Michalis Drouvelis (Experimental Economics Group leader)
Field and laboratory experiments with a specific focus on gender differences in risk preferences, public economics, financial literacy and the economics of education.
Contact: Dr Amalia di Girolamo
Behavioural economics of climate change, voluntary cooperation in the presence of free rider incentive, the effect of cognitive constraints on economic decision making, social identity and revealed preferences, risk taking.
Contact: Dr Johannes Lohse