Experimental and Behavioural Economics PhD and MPhil.
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This thesis contains two theoretical essays on reciprocity and one that analyzes the effects of perception biases on learning and decision-making. In the first chapter, I propose a new theory of intention-based reciprocity that addresses the question of when a mutually beneficial action is kind. When both benefit from the action, a player’s motive is unclear: he may be perceived as kind for.
How to Apply; 1. Make sure we offer PhD supervision in the area in which you want to work - search our staff research interests below. 2. Download and save the Research Proposal Form.Complete all sections of the form telling us what you want to research, how you intend to do it, and why it is worth doing and how, with reference to existing practice and research, it constitutes an original.
We welcome applications from students with interests in development, innovation, industrial economics, health, economic theory and philosophy, behavioural economics, economics of personal finance, economics and gender issues - particularly in household or labour economics.
Economics at Manchester is a leading centre for economics research and research-led teaching. The international reach and significance of our research was confirmed by the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, placing us in the top ten of all UK economics departments.
Fully funded PhD School of Economics Studentships Fully funded PhD School of Economics Studentships Deadline: 16 March 2020 Please note that, although these School Studentships have a significantly later deadline, competition will be intense and we encourage you to apply, if possible, early enough to be considered under all three schemes.