Open to PhD applications in the field of
- Applied econometrics to study households' choices and behaviour
- Nudges for behaviour change
- Valuing environmental and public health goods and services
Marios Zachariou, “Valuing the ecosystem services of green infrastructures for making life better at Musgrave Park Hospital”
Ryan McGuire, “The effects of rural policies in Northern Ireland”
Shannon McLaughlin, “Promoting Food and Nutrition Security through Sustainable Value Chains in the Agri-Food Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa”
Tanisha Waring, "Carbon capture and sequestration: people's preferences, attitudes and willingness to pay"
Alumni: Where are they now
Eileen Mitchell, PhD, 2019, “Non-market valuation and experimental economics: applications to study obesity, physical activity and eating habits”, Postdoctoral Researcher, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
Higgins, Kieran, PhD, 2018, “Maximising the Market & Non-Market Benefits of Small Privately Owned Woodland through Eco-Labelling: Identification of Willingness to Pay”, University Tutor, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland
Mohan, Gretta, PhD, 2018, “The effect of Neighbourhood Renewal on Health and Wellbeing in Northern Ireland”
Pei, Pei, PhD, 2017, “Economy-wide Impacts of Northern Ireland Rural Development”, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, ESRI, Ireland
Tagliafierro, Carolina, PhD, completed 2017, "Landscape economics and Environmental Valuation: the case study of the Sorrento Peninsula, Italy", Research Assistant, University of Moscow, Russia.
Lynch, Mary, PhD, 2015, "The relationship between physical environment and dietary habits in a UK population", Senior Lecturer, University of Bangor, Wales
Brown, Hannah, PhD, 2014. "Stated Preference Survey on Food Choice Behaviour and Obesity", Policy Officer (Energy), Consumer Council, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Matthews, David, PhD, 2014, "Examination of the statistical techniques in the evaluation of willingness to pay for contingent valuation and travel cost data", Senior Researcher, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Sherry, Erin, (nee Minihan) PhD, 2012, "The Economic and Environmental Impacts of Changing Energy Prices on the Food Supply Chain in Northern Ireland", Senior Researcher, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Aravena, Claudia Domenica, PhD, 2012, "Using Non-Market Valuation Methodologies to Assess the Benefits and Costs of Different Energy Sources", Lecturer in Environmental Economics, Heriot-Watt University, Scotland.
Boeri, Marco, PhD, 2011. "Advances in Stated Preference Methods: Discrete and continuous Mixing distributions in Logit models for representing variance and taste heterogeneity.", Senior Research Economist, RTI, North Carolina, UA
Rowan, Emma, PhD, 2009. "Merging Collaborative Planning and Environmental Valuation; Eliciting Preferences for a National Park Designation in Northern Ireland", Marine Spatial Planning Officer, Isle of Man.
Hoyos, David, PhD Universidad del País Vasco (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea), 2009. "Recent Advances in Environmental Valuation with Stated Preference Methods", Associate Professor, University of the Basque Country, Spain.