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Economics PhD Conference

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Economics PhD Conference

Our two day conference organised by Warwick Economics PhD students will bring together international PhD research from across the globe.

The 8th annual Warwick Economics PhD Conference, part-funded by the ESRC Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) will be hosted at the University of Warwick campus in Coventry, United Kingdom. Our two-day conference organised by Warwick Economics PhD students brings together PhD research from across the globe.

14-15 May 2020,
Social Sciences Building, S2.79, University of Warwick

This is a student-led conference organised annually by PhD students at the Warwick Economics Department, supported and attended by the Warwick Economics Department and members of the faculty.

This year the organisers are proud to announce that the conference will begin with a keynote speech from Prof. Roger E. A. Farmer. Prof. Farmer is Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, and Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Economics at UCLA.

Applications for this year’s conference are now open. We welcome applications from research students in Economics and related disciplines from departments all over the world.

Further details on how to apply can be retrieved in the Application section below.

Conference Programme

The Conference programme will be available as soon as the selection of the speakers is finalised.

About the PhD Conference

Find out more about how the PhD conference first began.

Previous Years

Learn more about previous conferences.


Find out more about the application form and details about the application process.


Our Campus is in Coventry, a city that lies at the very heart of England and is easy to get to by road, rail and air.