The Centre serves as a focal point for UCL SSEES research-based teaching.
Masters and PhD Programmes
Investigators in the Centre supervise PhD students and teach courses in 3 MA degrees:
- Comparative Business Economics MA
- Comparative Economics and Policy MA
- Politics and Economics of Eastern Europe MRes
Students may also wish to consider our International Masters in Economy, State and Society (IMESS) which has tracks in:
For students who haven’t already completed studies equivalent to a UK Masters’ degree, it is advised to apply to one either the MA Comparative Economics and Policy or the MA Comparative Business Economics, as these provide natural entry points into the PhD programme.
Current PhD students
My research interests lie in the fields of public debt sustainability and fiscal policy in emerging market economies, from a political economy perspective.
My research focuses on global value chains and technological upgrading in Eastern European and Former Soviet countries.
Working Title of Thesis: Financial Integration, Financial Vulnerability, and Macroeconomic Performance in Transition, Emerging and Developing Economies.
My thesis examines the governance of innovation in regions of Russia. My broader research interests include comparative innovation systems, institutional economics, industrial strategy, technological development and federalism.