School of Economics

PhD job market candidates 2016-2017

Details of Kent Economics PhD students on the job market this year:

Francis Darko

CV | Research Francis Darko
Research fields Economics of Development; Microfinance and Poverty
Job market paper An Application of Count Data Model in Uganda
References Dr Zaki Wahhaj, University of Kent
Dr Alastair Bailey, University of Kent
Dr James Atta Peprah, University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Florian Gerth

CV | Research Florian Gerth
Research fields Quantitative Macroeconomics (Business Cycle Fluctuations, Firm Dynamics, Productivity Analysis, Resource Misallocation)
Job market paper Allocative efficiency of UK firms during the Great Recession

Dr Keisuke Otsu, University of Kent
Professor Miguel Leon-Ledesma, University of Kent
Dr Mathan Satchi, University of Kent

Joshua Sebu

CV | Research Joshua Sebu
Research fields Agricultural economics; poverty and inequality
Job market paper Decomposition Analyses of Credit Constraint and Household Consumption Inequality in Malawi
References Dr Alastair Bailey, University of Kent
Professor Samuel Annim, University of Cape Coast
Dr John Peirson, University of Kent


Contact information

Our Job Market Placement Officers are:

Dr Wei Jiang, Email:, Tel: +44 (0) 1227 823645

Dr Zaki Wahhaj, Email:, Tel: +44 (0) 1227 824713


School of Economics, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NP

Undergraduate enquiries: +44 (0) 1227 827497, Postgraduate enquiries: +44 (0) 1227 827440 or email us

Last Updated: 01/02/2017