Our doctorate programmes is designed to help students use research methods to define, implement and evaluate potential solutions for very real business issues.

The LBS Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science attracts exceptional young academics by offering a research oriented course program, close student-faculty interaction, and excellent research opportunities. By cooperating across institutions, we offer a broad curriculum from different areas of economics, finance, and the management sciences.

The main goal of the program is to train its students in conducting internationally competitive research, to generate a productive research environment, and, in doing so, to provide the basis for a successful career in academia or in other research-oriented professions.

The program relies on an interdisciplinary approach: it will give all participants the opportunity to become acquainted with various scholarly cultures through research activities conducted by international faculty and through research trips to partner institutions. PhD students will be given access to work facilities and computers.

PHD students, who wish to do so, may also take advantage of opportunities to teach and gain experience in academic management. Forums for the presentation of ongoing student research include doctoral student discussion groups and the Program'