- Module code: EC9C2
- Module name: Topics in Empirical Political Economy
- Department: Economics
- Credit: 12
Module content and teaching
The module aims to develop the level of skills and knowledge of empirical political economy necessary for a career as an academic economist and in all areas where advanced research skills in political economy are required. Specifically, it aims to teach the students to understand, appreciate, and ultimately contribute to, frontier research. It is intended to be comparable to modules taught in the best research universities in the USA and elsewhere in Europe.
Principal learning outcomes
Have a good overview and a thorough understanding of empirical political economy. Develop a critical knowledge of recent research in some key areas of empirical political economics. Enable students to pursue their own research agenda in the field.
Timetabled teaching activities
30 Support and Feedback classes.
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|12 CATS (Module code: EC9C2-12)|
|A (Assessed work only)||Assessment 1||50%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- in Economics (Master of Research plus PhD) (L1PL) - Year 2