|A||Spring Term 2022-23|
|B||Summer Vacation 2021-22 to Autumn Term 2022-23|
The aim of the dissertation is to allow you
To carry out your own in-depth analysis, or your own in-depth critical review, of a topic, working mainly independently.
The dissertation provides a first opportunity for you to do your own academic research in economics. A high degree of originality is not expected. But,
We do expect you to make a serious and honest attempt to put into practice the principles and techniques which you have learned in the taught component of the Msc, in order to arrive at some carefully reasoned conclusions of your own. time management skills are an additional part of the process
Critically evaluate theoretical and/or empirical economic models and independently apply and critically analyse relevant concepts and principles.
Critically assess key concepts using deductive and inductive methods involving theoretical and/or empirical economic models learnt in core and option modules.
The proficient application of various quantitative techniques to formulate problems and provide convincing analysis of meaningful problems in economics.
Read, understand and digest various journal articles, gathering and implementing knowledge pertaining to the development of theoretical and econometric models, applying methodology learnt during module and dissertation lectures.
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Students will receive individual feedback on their dissertation from their dissertation supervisor.
Students will discuss the appropriate reading with their supervisor once they have chosen a topic.