PhD scholarship in Economics

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PhD scholarship in Economics


Job description

Offer DescriptionThe selected candidate will be required to develop the proposed
research project.The goal of the project is twofold.
1. Bring about novel contributions to the current state of the art
concerning decisions on the investment timing in
infrastructure projects for public service provision.
2. Deliver tools for public decision-making and policy insights
on those projects, including through applications to specific
infrastructures.Investigating the sequence of investments to be made for a network including a common part leading to distinct destinations, as is supposed to be the case of the LNPN project in Normandy, is core to the scientific interest and added value of the research project.To attain the pursued goal, the PhD student will have to develop both theoretical and empirical research concerning both investment timing (including for investment sequences rather than single investments) and contracting for network construction and service operation.Salary placement: 2100-2300€/month.RequirementsResearch Field Economics Education Level Master Degree or equivalentSkills/QualificationsThe candidate should be able to develop independent research in the fields of Microeconomic theory, Applied econometrics and Monte Carlo simulations. Having acquired a good knowledge basis in both Real Options Theory and Contract Theory will be considered as a plus.Additional InformationEligibility criteriaMaster 2 in Economics.Selection processA complete application must contain:

  • A personal letter with a brief description of your research interests and motivation for why you are applying, as well as contact information.
  • A Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Certified copies of grades, diplomas and documentation of complete academic courses.
  • Contact information for two references.

All these documents and information must be emailed to .A committee of the Doctoral School in Economics and Management Science (University of Caen Normandy) will interview selected candidate(s) on the 21st of June, 2024.Additional commentsFor information and application:Work Location(s)Number of offers available 1 Company/Institute Université de Caen Normandie Country France City Caen Postal Code 14032 GeofieldWhere to apply E-mail[email protected]Contact CityCaen WebsiteStreetEsplanade de la Paix 14032 CAEN CEDEX Postal CodeCS 14032 E-Mail[email protected]STATUS: EXPIRED

Expected salary

€2100 – 2300 per month


Caen, Calvados

Job date

Fri, 10 May 2024 00:51:17 GMT

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