Postdoctoral Researcher in Applied Microeconomics

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Postdoc

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AppMicro 11/2023

MEA is currently looking for a full-time

Postdoctoral Researcher in Applied Microeconomics (m/f/d)

with a strong interest in public finance and social insurance. You will work on the implications of population aging on labor supply, saving behavior and consumption, conditional on the organization and financing of pensions, healthcare and long-term care. Experience with data sets relating to the above topics and knowledge about microsimulation models are especially welcome.

The Munich Research Institute for the Economics of Aging and SHARE analyses (MEA) (www.mea-share.eu) works in close cooperation with the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science to build micro and macroeconomic models for a better understanding of the implications of individual and population aging. MEA is currently looking for a full-time

Postdoctoral Researcher in Applied Microeconomics (m/f/d)

 

with a strong interest in public finance and social insurance.

You will work on the implications of population aging on labor supply, saving behavior and consumption, conditional on the organization and financing of pensions, healthcare and long-term care. Experience with data sets relating to the above topics and knowledge about microsimulation models are especially welcome.

Your Work Environment

You will work on several international projects funded by the Max Planck Society, the European Commission, and the US National Institute on Aging. Our research includes international comparisons as well as country-specific analyses, especially Germany and other European countries.

Your Profile

  • Ph.D. or close to finishing your Ph.D. in economics or a related field,
  • Experience in handling and analyzing large micro data sets with up-to-date statistical and econometric methods,
  • Strong interest in public economics and economic policy analysis,
  • Programming experience in STATA and Matlab (or similar software),
  • Fluency in English is required.

 

Our offer

We are an open-minded and highly motivated team of researchers. We offer a stimulating research environment with excellent contacts in our international research networks. Further studies towards postdoctoral qualification are welcome and explicitly supported. The compensation will be in accordance with TVöD and the relevant experience of the candidate (“Entgeltgruppe 13”). The place of employment is Munich.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and individuals from ethnic and cultural minority backgrounds.

 

For questions, please refer to Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan (boersch-supan@mea.mpisoc.mpg.de). Your electronic application should be sent to boersch-supan@mea.mpisoc.mpg.de. Header of your email should include “AppMicro 11/2023” and include a single pdf with:

  • CV,
  • a cover letter detailing your research interests,
  • transcript of record
  • a paper that best describes your research,
  • a list of publications, and
  • three letters of reference.

More Information

Posted on

Type

Postdoc

Reference Number

AppMicro 11/2023

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