AHE Postgraduate Research Methodology Training

The Association for Heterodox Economics has hosted four ESRC-sponsored and three additional postgraduate training workshops in different research methodologies.  The workshops dealt with issues and techniques in research not typically covered in economics training.

Workshop topics have included:

  • Reorienting Economics to Match Method with Social Material
  • Open System Methodology in Economics and Econometrics
  • Realist Approach to Econometrics
  • Modelling Strategies for Analyzing Complexity
  • Triangulating Quantitative and Qualitative Data
  • Writing for Publication
  • Grounded Theory
  • Multilevel Modelling
  • Factor Analysis, Cluster Analysis and Regression
  • Using Nvivo and Qualitative Analysis in Economics
  • Large Data Set Analysis
  • Fuzzy Set Analysis
  • Qualitative Comparative Analysis

Speakers have included:

Dr. Andrew Brown (University of Leeds)
Professor Victoria Chick (University College London)
Dr. Bruce Cronin (University of Greenwich)
Professor Peter Davies (Staffordshire University)
Prof Sheila Dow (Stirling University)
Dr Paul Downward (Loughborough University)
Professor Steve Fleetwood (University of the West of England)
Dr Tony Lawson (Department of Applied Economics, Cambridge University)
Professor Frederic Lee (University of Missouri at Kansas City)
Dr Andrew Mearman (University of the West of England)
Dr. Jamie Morgan (Leeds Metropolitan University)
Dr. Ioana Negru (Anglia Ruskin University)
Dr Wendy Olsen (The Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research, Manchester)
Dr. Paul Ormerod (Volterra Consulting)
Dr. Daniel Wheatley (Nottingham Trent University)

Archives of the previous Research Methodology Workshops PDF

Methodology Workshop 2001
Methodology Workshop 2002
Methodology Workshop 2004
Methodology Workshop 2005
Methodology Workshop 2007
Methodology Workshop 2009
Methodology Workshop 2012

On 16-17 January 2014 at the Open University another successful Methodology Workshop was held. 
Click here for further details, including the faculty and participants, readings, and presentations of the Workshop material.

Another Methodology Workshop is being planned for 2015.

For any further information contact:

Dr Paul Downward
Loughborough University
LE11 3TU
United Kingdom
Dr. Andrew Mearman
University of the West of England
Frenchay Campus
Coldharbour Lane
Bristol BS161QY
United Kingdom