3-year PhD scholarship at Grenoble Alpes University


Department of Economics University Grenoble Alpes

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SUBJECT DESCRITION:

Title of the PhD project: “Dimensions of tax design”

Supervisor: Laurent Simula, Professor of Economics, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (formerly professor at Grenoble Alpes University)

The appointed PhD student will conduct research in public economics, with a special emphasis on income taxation and redistribution. These research directions are indicative and will be further discussed with the appointed PhD student, who is asked to submit a research project with his/her application.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Applicants:

- must hold a Master's degree (or be about to earn one) or have a university degree equivalent to a European Master's (5-year duration);

- must have advanced knowledge of microeconomics and econometrics.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications will be evaluated through a three-step process.

Step 1 - deadline August 1st, 2017 at 17:00 (CET): Interested applicants should submit a copy of their last diploma, a detailed CV with a short description of the courses they attended in microeconomics, econometrics and public economics (if any), as well as two recommendation letters.

Step 2: Shortlisted students will be asked to write a short research project (2 -3 pages), to be submitted by August 24th, 2017 at 17:00 (CET).

Step 3: A review board will evaluate the research projects and invite shortlisted students for interviews. Interviews will take place in Grenoble on September 4th, 2017. Skype interviews may be organized.

Application should be sent in pdf to: idex.recrutements@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr with a copy to: laurent.simula@ens-lyon.fr