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Call for participants

Association for Heterodox Economics
Funded post graduate workshop on advanced research methods

18th-19th January 2018
Leeds University Business School

There are funded places available for registered Ph.D. students to cover UK travel, accommodation and subsistence expenses for the above event. The workshop covers topics in research not typically covered in economics training. It will be held for the second time at the University of Leeds, which has a continuing tradition of doing economics in open, critical ways. The workshop is open to any Ph.D. students, but UK-registered Ph.D. students have priority. Funding priority will be given to UK-registered students. Students who have previously attended are not eligible for funding.

Workshop topics include:

  • Reorienting economics to match method with social material
  • Quantitative analysis applicable to open economic systems
  • Qualitative methods
  • Social network theory in Economics
  • Mixing quantitative and qualitative data
  • Publishing work which uses non-standard methodologies

Session leaders:

Professor Bruce Cronin University of Greenwich
Professor Paul Downward Loughborough University
Dr. Annina Kaltenbrunner Leeds University
Dr. Jamie Morgan Leeds Beckett University
Professor Wendy Olsen University of Manchester

The final deadline for applications is 7th November, 2017.

To apply directly online, please complete the form here:  

For further information, please contact Dr. Andrew Mearman on