ECON50760 PhD Workshop 2

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module introduces PhD students to academic research in economics through their participation in seminars at the School of Economics and at the Geary Institute. Participation in the School's regular seminar series is required. At the end of the term, the students deliver a number of written discussions of seminars that they have attended during the term, focusing both on the content and and on the delivery of the paper.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

This module will help students to understand the active process of doing research in economics, build critical assessment skills, and improve their understanding of how to present research.

Indicative Module Content:

Weekly research seminar
Weekly PhD seminar

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning




Seminar (or Webinar)




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Critical writing 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: Referee reports on the seminar papers. Details to be announced by the module coordinator. Week 12 n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Feedback on the referee reports will be provided at the group level.

Name Role
Giacomo lo Conte Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

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