Call for Participants

Association for Heterodox Economics

Funded post graduate workshop on advanced research methods

10th-11th January 2019

Leeds University Business School


There are funded places available for registered Ph.D. students to cover UK travel, accommodation and subsistence expenses for the above event. The workshop covers topics in research not typically covered in economics training. It will be held for the second time at the University of Leeds, which has a continuing tradition of doing economics in open, critical ways. The workshop is open to any Ph.D. students, but UK-registered Ph.D. students have priority. Funding priority will be given to UK-registered students. Students who have previously attended are not eligible for funding.

Workshop topics include:

  • Reorienting economics to match method with social material
  • Quantitative analysis applicable to open economic systems
  • Qualitative methods
  • Social network theory in Economics
  • Mixing quantitative and qualitative data
  • Publishing work which uses non-standard methodologies
Session leaders:  
Professor Andrew Brown Leeds University
Professor Bruce Cronin University of Greenwich
Professor Paul Downward Loughborough University
Dr. Annina Kaltenbrunner Leeds University
Professor Wendy Olsen University of Manchester

The final deadline for applications is 17th November, 2018.

To apply directly online, please complete the form here:

For further information, please contact Dr. Andrew Mearman on