NEW PhD Scholarships!
New PhD scholarship in Early-warning Systems and Managing Systemic Risks Using Real-time Financial and Business Conditions Indicators
A full-time PhD Macquarie University Research Excellence Domestic Scholarship (MQRES) is available in the Departments of Economics and Applied Finance associated with the successful grant awarded to Professors Jeffrey Sheen and Stefan Trueck by the Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) for the following project.
Project Name: 'Early-warning systems and managing systemic risks using real-time financial and business conditions indicators'.
This scholarship is to support a domestic student working with Professors Jeffrey Sheen and Stefan Trueck on a PhD thesis related to the project. The project will derive accurate and timely estimates of the state of the economy and systemic risks. These estimates are of central importance for business, financial, regulatory and macroeconomic policy decision-makers, who have to act in real time. The project will apply the rigour of dynamic factor models to model potential systemic risks for the financial sector and the economy. The PhD thesis will focuses on some aspect(s) of this project.
Macquarie University has a long history and continued strength in the areas of economics and finance. There is also a large community of doctoral and postdoctoral researchers working on various projects in the area of economics and finance. There is also an active programme of related research seminars and workshops, providing an excellent intellectual environment for PhD students.
The 2013 MQRES full-time stipend rate is $24,653 pa tax exempt for 3.5 years.
Applicants will need to complete a candidature/scholarship application form and arrange for two academic referee reports to be submitted to the Higher Degree Research Office. Refer to: http://www.hdr.mq.edu.au/information_about/applications for further application instructions. Macquarie University will advise the successful applicant of entitlements at the time of scholarship offer.
Please quote the allocation number #2013102 on your application.
Macquarie University PhD scholarships (MQRES)
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Macquarie University PhD scholarships (MQRES) are available in the Department of Economics associated with successful ARC Discovery Project DP120101387 under the supervision of Professor David Throsby, and in collaboration with Professor Howard Morphy at ANU. For more information, please check HDRO.
Capital Markets CRC: Scholarship Opportunity
$50,000 pa (tax free)Industry-Sponsored Scholarships for PhDs in Finance.
We are seeking applicants completing 1st Class Honours degrees in one, or more of:
- Finance / Capital Markets
- Econometrics / Actuarial Studies
- Information Technology / Data Mining / Language Technology
The CMCRC provides an exciting, high calibre, and well-resourced research environment for work in capital markets. The research objective is to create better capital markets locally, regionally, and globally. CMCRC research is about providing a better understanding of financial markets (their operation and their price behaviour) and research which facilitates the provision of advances in technology to capital markets.
Programs currently operate under the following research themes:
- market design and market behaviour
- investment management
- surveillance and compliance
- data and text mining
- insurance and investment banking
Please contact the Directors for the Centre for Financial Risk, to find out about prospective project topics.
An application for PhD must be lodged with Macquarie University for supervision by available researchers.
PhD scholarships in the Faculty of Business and Economics
- The University provides several scholarships of interest to research students.
- The main scholarship rounds close on 30 August (international applicants) and 30th October (domestic applicants) each year.
- For a list of available scholarships please visit the Higher Degree Research Office scholarship information pages.
- To apply for candidature and scholarships, applicants must submit an application to the Higher Degree Research Office.
- Once the formal application is submitted, the faculty will look for a research supervisor for the PhD project.
- Application forms and conditions of award are available from the Higher Degree Research Office.
Scholarship applications should be forwarded to:
The Scholarships Coordinator
Higher Degree Research Office
Macquarie University 2109.