PhD students in Economics at FIND research Centre



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Aarhus BSS Graduate School, Aarhus University invites applicants for a PhD Scholarship at FIND research Centre at the PhD Programme Economics and Business Economics. The position is available from 1 September 2021 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

The FIND research Centre is supported by the Carlsberg Foundation and seeks PhD applications. Research proposals should relate to (i) International Economics and Industrial Organisation focusing on firms, industry dynamics, worker outcomes or policy aspects, (ii) applications of firm-level data or matched employer-employee register data to questions of firm performance or aggregate implications, including structural estimation, or (iii) applied theory and general equilibrium modelling of firm and industry dynamics, including IO micro foundations in international macroeconomics.

Further information
For further information about the position, please contact Professor Philipp Schröder, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Email:

If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR supporter Ulla Prisholm Bjørn, Tel.: +45 8715 2179, Email:

Place of work
Fuglesangs Allé 4, DK-8210 Aarhus V

Formal requirements
You can read more about how to apply in the application guide and find the rules and regulations of the PhD education here.

The following criteria are decisive in the assessment of the candidates:

  • the applicant’s academic qualifications (assessed on the basis of the qualifying degree)
  • the quality and relevance of the project proposal
  • the applicant’s level of academic aptitude and assessed ability to complete the project within the framework of the PhD programme

You can read more about the assessment procedure and committees appointed by the dean here

Applicants are very much encouraged to supply documentation as to how they rank compared to their class (both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees). This may for example be in the form of a letter from your University stating either how you rank as an individual student compared to other students the year you graduated ("ranks as no. 6 out of 111" or "ranks as among the best 8 percent") or if that is not possible, general information from your University as to how grades were distributed in the year of your graduation, will be appreciated.

Please note that Aarhus BSS Graduate School reserves the right to evaluate the applications on the basis of the documentation received before deadline, and you will not necessarily be asked for further documentation. Furthermore, Aarhus BSS Graduate School reserves the right to reject application that do not comply with the limitations as stated in the application guide (see link above).

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply irrespective of personal background.

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Fuglesangs Allé 4

8210 Ă…rhus , Denmark