PhD scholarship for joint research using applied microeconomics predominantly in the areas of Behavioural and Experimental Economics.

PhD Scholarship - Behavioural / Experimental Economics and Disasters

Monday, 20 June 2016


A PhD scholarship is available to investigate Behavioural / Experimental Economics and Disasters under the supervision of Dr David Savage.

The candidate will be required to do joint research using applied microeconomics predominantly in the areas of Behavioural and Experimental Economics, specifically examining disasters. This could for example include the experiments on disaster preferences for mitigation or insurance; service provisions of NGO or government; or resource allocation. However, there is potential for the candidate to explore research in a field setting. Initial inquiries should be accompanied by the following documents: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts and two academic references. For any additional information please visit GradSchool. We look forward to your application.

Scholarship Details

The value of this scholarship is $25, 849 p.a. (2015 rate). The scholarship is for a period of 3 years.

Eligibility

Candidates should have a Masters in Economics (or equivalent), knowledge of Experimental Economics and Software-skills. High-level written and verbal communication skills in English are essential.

This scholarship is available to International and Australian candidates.

Application procedure

Interested applicants are advised to send an email expressing their interest.

Contact: Dr David Savage
Email: david.savage@newcastle.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 4033 9149

Applications close 31st March 2017

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