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PhD in Economics - Applied Microeconometrics

University of York

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    Variable - to suit the learner

Course summary

Our cluster produces policy-relevant research that tackles important questions in areas such as family economics, child outcomes and the labour market.

Prominent themes in our work include:

  • Social networks: the peer effect in the workplace, the family peer effect on mothers’ labour supply and sibling spillover effects in school achievement.
  • Child outcomes: the timing of parental income and a child’s education, and the effect of school and parental investments on children’s cognitive development.
  • Policy interventions: estimating the effect of universal childcare in Germany and evaluating effects of early school exposure in the UK on child development.
  • Parental time investments: the effects of parental and children's time investments and effects of time spent alone and spent with mother on cognitive development during adolescence.
  • Wage gaps: quantifying and explaining wage gaps across gender, ethnic and religious groups.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 17,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    18th

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 80 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    146 66%

    26th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    13th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    41st

    1

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