The Warwick Economics PhD conference, part-funded by the ESRC Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) is an annual student led conference organised by the PhD students at the Department of Economics at Warwick, supported and attended by the Warwick Economics Department and Faculty.
This two-day event was started in 2013 with the goal of gathering PhD students from all over the world who are doing cutting edge research in Economics and related disciplines. The event aims to provide a platform for research students to gather together and encourages sharing of innovative ideas. The events of the conference involve seminar presentations, poster presentations as well as social gatherings. Since its inception, the conference has receives hundreds of applications, each year, from renowned departments from all over the world.
The Warwick PhD conference prides itself on being organized strictly by the students and is meant for other research students. The conference was initiated by two students from within the department, Dr. David Ronayne, who is now a postdoctoral researcher at Nuffield College, University of Oxford and Dr. Andreas Menzel, who is now an assistant professor at CERGE-EI Prague