Economics faculty and students are part of the Department of Management. The department welcomes applicants from a wide variety of academic disciplines who are united by a desire to research and provide insight into high-technology industries such as energy, telecommunications, e-commerce, banking, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Doctoral students have the opportunity to work with renowned faculty whose projects engage a range of different industries as well as researchers from across Imperial.
Economists within the Department of Management are looking at topics as diverse as the effect of government climate change policies on business, the value of knowledge assets to economic growth, determining fairness and value in the telecommunications industry and quality service incentives in the public sector.
Doctoral thesis in Economics
|Quentin Coutellier||Smart homes, towards a more conscious energy
|Dr Mirabelle Muuls
Dr Ralf Martin
|Vitali Avagyan||Essays on risk and profitability of the electricity industry||Professor Richard Green
Professor Berc Rustem
|Britney Wang||Measuring the Invisible: The Value of Information||Dr Caterina Sismeiro
Professor Tommaso Valletti
|Saeed Alokkah||Challenges of developing sustainable energy systems:
a case study of Qatar’s electrical energy system
|Professor Richard Green|
|Sandra Bernick||Assessing externalities from distributed infrastructure-
essays in environmental economics
|Dr Mirabelle Muuls|
Doctoral students are also offered the opportunity to engage in teaching activities within the Business School’s programmes, such as MSc Economics & Strategy for Business and our MBA suite.