Beginning a research project for the first time is no mean feat, which is why some of the Department's Professors have shared their top tips in these short videos.
Hear from the Professors
Thijs is an Associate Professor of Economics, Director of the MRes/PhD programme. His research interests lie in marcoeconomics, business cycles and labour markets.
Andrew's work lies mainly at the border between economics and behavioural science, and includes the empirical study of human happiness, and is is an ISI Highly-Cited Researcher.
Mirko is Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE). His research interests include labour economics and applied microeconomics.
Sascha is Professor of Economics, currently in the role of Xiaokai Yang Chair of Business and Economics at Monash University, Australia. His research interests include Economic History, Labour Economics, Education Economics and Public Economics.
Hear from the students
Hear what six third year Economics students had to say about their dissertation topics and what they found challenging.
Find out what these Economic students found enjoyable about researching and producing their RAE project.
Listen to the final part in which these Economics students explain what inspired them to choose their dissertation topic and their advice to other students.