Technical University of Denmark PhD Scholarship in Economics & Mathematical Economics

Technical University of Denmark Doctoral Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Social science
Course Level: Graduate (PhD)
Provider: Danish Council for Strategic Research
Country to Study in: Denmark

Scholarship Description
The topic of this Ph.D. project is the valuation of travel time variability. In general, this valuation can be achieved through measurement of traveler preferences concerning trade-offs involving travel time variability, which can be carried out in choice experiments.

The scholarship is mainly financed by the Danish Council for Strategic Research.

The school is looking for candidates with the following:
  • Candidates must have a master degree in economics, mathematical economics, or equivalent academic qualifications.
  • Candidates are expected to be able to make empirical and theoretical contributions to the subject.
  • Good command of the English language is necessary.
Eligible groups
Targeted at citizens of Denmark

Participating Institutions
Technical University of Denmark; Denmark.

Fields of study
In the field of economics, mathematical economics - Measurement of Scheduling Preferences and the value of Travel Time Variability.

The Ph.D. project concerns the economic costs of travel time variability. A large share of road congestion delays in large urban areas is due to non-recurring events, causing travel times to become random and unpredictable from the travelers perspective. Understanding and measuring the costs of travel time variability is important for transport policy.

Number of awards
One (1) fellowship will be awarded

Sponsorship duration
This will last throughout the duration of the project

Scholarship benefits
Please inquire specific details from the provider

Method of Application
Application is online.

For detailed information on scholarship eligibility, detailed selection criteria, application requirements and procedures, including other necessary information and documentations, please visit the official website via the link provided below.

You will need to visit the official website via link below to apply.

The deadline date for submission of applications is 1st of November, 2011.

The Technical University of Denmark (Danish: Danmarks Tekniske Universitet), often simply referred to as DTU, is a university in Kongens Lyngby, north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It was founded in 1829 at the initiative of Hans Christian Ørsted as Denmark's first polytechnic, and is today ranked among Europe's leading engineering institutions. DTU, along with École Polytechnique in Paris, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Eindhoven University of Technology, and Technical University of Munich, is a member of Eurotech Universities.

Application Deadline: 1 November 2011
Open for International Students: No

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