What Will You Study

Lancaster's Department of Economics offers an active and stimulating research environment in which PhD students play an important part. As a PhD student in the Department you will be working within a high-quality research-active environment and a Top-10 UK university with a world-class reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Study is possible on a full- or part-time basis, and we currently supervise around 20 students on our MPhil/PhD programme in Economics. PhD students form an integral part of the research environment and participate fully in departmental activities.

Research is organised under five major areas:

•             Experimental economics

•             Industrial organisation and economic theory

•             Labour, education and health economics

•             Macroeconomics and financial markets

•             Political economy and international trade