Each doctoral candidate will conduct research under the guidance of a Professor and an Associate Professor (respectively, in Economics and in Financial Accounting) with the aim of studying towards a PhD in Economics or Management.
The doctoral candidate working under the supervision of the Professor of Economics will conduct studies on the economics of the law enforcement in public private partnership, government sponsored firms and public infrastructure investments.
The thesis is intended to mix law and economics concepts using various strands of the Industrial Organization literature on contract theory, contract enforcement, law and economics (see Nobel Prize Tirole).
The doctoral candidate working under the Associate Professor of Financial Accounting will conduct quantitative empirical research on the capital market perception of voluntary disclosure (e.
g., corporate social responsibility reporting) and mandatory regulatory disclosure.
The doctoral candidates, depending on their background in either Economics or Management, are expected to enrol in the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance or in the Doctoral Programme in Management, and in the broader research program of REMS-
II. They are expected to make links between the perspectives from the disciplines of Law, Economics, Accounting and Finance.
The doctoral candidates will publish research results and present them at conferences, workshops, etc.
They shall contribute to the teaching of classes ranging from one to three hours per week, of small group teachings and tutorials.