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Tips from the Professors & Students


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 Van Rens

Thijs van Rens

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 Oswald

Andrew Oswald

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 Draca

Mirko Draca

Mirko is an Assistant Professor of Economics whose research interests include labour economics and applied microeconomics.

Mirko Draca

Sascha Becker

Sascha is the Deputy Head of the Department and Professor of Economics. His research interests include Economic History, Labour Economics, Education Economics and Public Economics.

Hear from the students

RAE Module

What was your dissertation about?

Hear what six third year Economics students had to say about their dissertation topics and what they found challenging.

RAE Module

What did you find interesting?

Find out what these Economic students found enjoyable about researching and producing their RAE project.

RAE Module

Why did you choose your topics?

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.