Pathway 4: Economics, Finance & the World Economy (EFWE)

Pathway Leads:

Prof George Kapetanios, King’s College

Dr Alessandra Bonfiglioli, Queen Mary University

Dr Ralf Martin, Imperial College

The Economics, Finance & the World Economy pathway builds on the collective strengths of the three LISS DTP partner institutions in the area of Economics and cognate disciplines, including on the regulation of the international economy, and integrates the research expertise and training provision at Queen Mary’s School of Economics and Finance (SEF) and School of Business and Management (SBM), Imperial College Business School (ICBS), and King’s Business School and Department of Political Economy (DPE). EFWE works at the intersection of economics and political economy to research priority areas of economic performance and sustainable growth.

Training in this thematic pathway is structured around 5 sub-pathways:

A. Global Macroeconomic Stability & Risk: provides tools to understand how individual risky decisions on the part of economic actors and institutions aggregate at a systemic level, affecting the stability and economic performance of the macroeconomic system.

Queen Mary University of London

MRes Economics & Econometrics 

Imperial College

Economics pathway within MRes Business

B. Global Financial Markets in Theory & Practice: the functioning of financial markets is essential for economic activity. This sub-pathway aims to provide students with a thorough understanding, both at a theoretical and at an empirical level, of the way financial markets operate.

King’s College London

MSc Banking & Finance

Queen Mary University of London

MRes Finance & Econometrics

MRes International Financial Management 

Imperial College

Economics pathway within MRes Business

C. Econometrics of Large Datasets for Statistical & Policy Analysis: large datasets are increasingly available in a variety of disciplines and provide a new viewpoint for many policy issues. This sub-pathway provides advanced training on statistical and econometric methods for analysing both structured (time series) and unstructured large datasets.

King’s College London

MSc Banking & Finance

Queen Mary University of London

MRes Economics & Econometrics

Imperial College

Economics pathway within MRes Business

D. Political Economy, Behaviour Economics & Welfare: focuses on recent developments in the theory of political economy and microeconomics.

King’s College London

MA Political Economy

Queen Mary University of London

MRes Economics & Econometrics

E. Governance of the World Economy – Trade, Investment & Finance: provides training on legal, economic and financial interdisciplinary issues related to trade, investment and finance.

Queen Mary University of London

MRes International Financial Management

MRes International Economic Law