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About the PhD Conference

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The Warwick Economics PhD conference 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, as well as flash presentations. Since its inception, the conference has received hundreds of applications, each year, from renowned departments from all over the world.

Programme and Registration

The programme and the registration link will be available around mid-May 2021, after the participating papers are selected.


The Warwick PhD conference prides itself on being organised 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, now an assistant professor at ESMT Berlin, and Dr. Andreas Menzel, an assistant professor at CERGE-EI Prague

The organisers for Warwick Economics PhD conference 2020 are Aruhan Shi, Gabriele Guaitoli, Edoardo Tolva, Sarthak Joshi and Raghav Malhotra.