Subject –This studentship is available for work on a doctoral thesis to be undertaken full time at SOAS in the Department of Finance and Management. Only new applicants may apply: those already enrolled on a research degree programme at SOAS are not eligible to apply. Academic – Applicants normally possess or be expected to possess a good UK Master’s degree (or a qualification deemed equivalent by the School) in economics, development economics or a related discipline with strong quantitative skills A strong interest in development policy analysis and willingness to spend time undertaking field work in a low income country or countries is a pre-requisite, Specific training will be given where needed in qualitative and social analysis, and in agricultural, health and livelihood economics.
Scholarship Deadline: 2 April 2012
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