Doctoral researcher (PhD student) in Economics
University of Luxembourg
Luxembourg, Luxembourg  
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The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character .

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The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers three Bachelor programmes, four Master programmes of Management and Economics and six Masters of Laws (LL.

M.), as well as several continuing education courses. It also includes the Doctoral School in Law and the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance.

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Rooted in Luxembourg but with a European and international outlook , the Faculty counts three departments :

  • Department of Law
  • Department of Economics and Management
  • Department of Finance
  • Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s leading international financial centre and its vibrant business community.

    Institutional and private sector partnerships, sponsored Chairs and a growing network of international partner universities make the FDEF a vibrant academic hub at the heart of Europe .

    The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg is recruiting a :

    Doctoral researcher (PhD student) in Economics

    A specialisation is foreseen Public Economic Theory and Political Economy

    Your Role

  • The doctoral researcher will be working within the Department of Economics and Management. They will develop their own research projects in the areas of Public Economics and Political Economy, using microeconomic theory to study the impact of institutions (governments, international organizations, etc.
  • on policymaking how they work, how they could be designed better, and how they influence economic policy

  • The candidate’s main task will be to prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of Economics, under the supervision of Professor Vincent Anesi.
  • The thesis work will be undertaken at the University of Luxembourg

  • Contribute to the teaching of classes ranging from one to three hours per week, of small group teachings and tutorials
  • Your Profile

  • Master’s degree in Economics, including core courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Econometrics
  • Have the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment : fluency in either English or French, good understanding of the second language and possibly a third language, German in particular, will be considered an advantage
  • We Offer

  • Fully-funded position with a competitive salary
  • Regular personal exchanges with the supervisor and the members of the thesis committee, and a high quality research environment provided by the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance
  • An exciting international and multilingual research environment
  • Personal work space at the University
  • Gender-friendly workplace
  • In Short

  • Contract Type : Befristeter Vertrag 36 Monat - extendable up to 48 months if required
  • Work Hours : Vollzeit 40.0 Stunden pro Woche
  • Location : Kirchberg
  • Employee and student status
  • Job Reference : UOL03358 / F2-50011724 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
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