Funding available for PhDs in focus areas

Posted by Melt van Schoor on 2014-07-07

The Faculty's Graduate School of Economic & Management Sciences​​​ (GEM) is currently inviting applications for full-time PhD candidates wishing pursue a PhD in one of its defined research themes, to commence studies in January 2015. Scholarships are available to the maximum value of R130 000 per year for three years.

Research themes within Economics include 1) Issues of economic development and social policy (including for instance economic history of a developing country; health policy and social delivery; non-profit organisations in African countries; service delivery; poverty and inequality; economics of education; labour and unemployment), 2) Public economics (including for instance taxation; intergovernmental relations; provincial and local financial management/policies) and 3) Money, macro and finance (for instance the coordination of monetary and fiscal policy; the credit cycle; asset pricing; bank regulation; central bank communication).

The closing date for applications is 31 July 2014. Full details and application forms are available here.

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