The Doctoral Programme in Economics has an international and multidisciplinary vocation, and makes an ethical commitment to the problems of society. Its main objective is to prepare doctoral students to be able to complete original, rigorous and innovative research that makes relevant contributions to the discipline, culminating in doctoral theses of the highest quality in the programme's lines of research, which are recognised in internationally renowned scientific publications.
Competencies and skills
CB11. Systematic understanding of a field of study and mastery of research skills and methods related to that field.
CB12. Ability to conceive, design or create, implement and adopt a substantial research or creative process.
CB13. Ability to contribute to the expansion of the frontiers of knowledge through original research.
CB14. Ability to critically analyse, evaluate and synthesise new and complex ideas.
CB15. Ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community and with society in general about their fields of knowledge in the modes and languages commonly used in their international scientific community.
CB16. Ability to promote, in academic and professional contexts, scientific, technological, social, artistic or cultural progress within a knowledge-based society.
CA01. Ability to cope in contexts in which there is little specific information.
CA02. Finding the key questions to be answered to solve a complex problem.
CA03. Designing, creating, developing and undertaking novel and innovative projects in their field of knowledge.
CA04. Working both in a team and autonomously in an international or multidisciplinary context.
CA05. Integrating knowledge, dealing with complexity and making judgements with limited information.
CA06. Intellectual critique and defence of solutions.
OC01. Ability to design innovative socio-economic research projects and develop them with social responsibility and scientific integrity.
OC02. Ability to articulate the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired during the training period and to apply it to carry out original and significant research work in the socio-economic field.
OC03. Ability to critically analyse, evaluate and synthesise new and complex ideas in relation to socio-economic issues.
OC04. Ability to rationally identify and analyse relevant economic problems through scientific methods, to identify the variables that determine them and their consequences, and to put forward proposals that facilitate decision making and allow for progress in the state of the art.
OC05. Ability to analyse in a theoretical and practical manner socio-economic issues in both macro and micro environments using appropriate analytical tools.
OC06. Ability to participate in scientific discussions at international level in the field of socio-economic knowledge and to disseminate the research results to all audiences.