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.

Research Areas

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.

Find out more about our Economics research and faculty

Doctoral thesis in Economics

Name Thesis Title Supervisor(s)
Quentin Coutellier Smart homes, towards a more conscious energy consumption together 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

Practical experience

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.