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PhD Studentships in Economic Measurement

King's College London, School of Management and Business

PhD Studentships in Economic Measurement:

Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE)


The studentship is open to Home/EU and International/Overseas students for 3 years from January 2018, plus the possibility of extension to a fourth year, and includes:

1) Tuition fees at Home/EU rate (currently British Pound 4600).

Please note that International/Overseas students will be required to find funding to cover the difference between Home/EU fees and international fees.

2) A stipend of circa British Pound 16,296 pa for 3 years.



Candidates should apply to and provide the following documents:

1) a curriculum vitae

2) a covering letter explaining your interest and aptitude for these research projects, in particular

a) why you are attracted to this particular opportunity

b) details of your quantitative skills

c) details of your knowledge of economics, statistics and econometrics

d) descriptions of previous projects you have completed

e) how the studentship fits with your career aspirations

The cover letter should state if you are applying for the Modern Economy or the Labour Markets studentship.

The successful candidates will be required to apply formally to King's College London Doctoral programme, at which time the following document will be required:

3) A 2000 word research proposal describing the research project you wish to carry out.


Applications should be submitted by 8 September 2017.