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European research training site for corporate finance, banking & capital markets

Objective

Applications are invited for Marie Curie postgraduate training fellowships across a wide range of specialisms in the areas of corporate finance, banking, international finance and empirical analysis of financial markets. Current research activities include the economentric analysis of high-frequency data, derivative trading strategies and design, risk management, European monetary policy Successful applicants will attend one or more training modules of up to 6 months in areas such as Financial Economics or Financial Econometrics and participate in the general research activity of the group. Individual Tutorial support will be provided, and individual programmes of study and research activity will be determined in conjunction with academic supervisors. Excellent computer facilities are available to support this work. Many of the projects will be directly relevant to major financial institutions and professional service firms , and opportunities to collaborate with these organizations may be part of the programme of research. Applicants should have a Masters level qualification or equivalent in a relevant subject, and be registered or about to register for a higher degree. All applicants are required to have a degree of competence in mathematical and statistical skills together with good skills in written and spoken English before beginning their training. These Marie Curie postgraduate training fellowships offer an excellent opportunity to study and undertake research training in one of Europe's leading Business Schools in the heart of one of the world's major financial centres. for further information, contact City University Business School, PhD Programmes, or the web page http://www.business.city.ac.uk/research

Funding Scheme

BUR - Bursaries, grants, fellowships

Coordinator

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