Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships - Call for Expression of Interest in Applied Economics

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The Department of Applied Economics (DEA) at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is accepting proposals of potential applicants to MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships. Interested candidates should submit their cv together with an outline of their research project by 10 July 2022.

 

 

The Department of Applied Economics (DEA) at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is accepting proposals of potential applicants to MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships.

The Department of Applied Economics (DEA) at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) has a longstanding tradition as a research and teaching institution in Applied Economics. DEA is located at UAB’s Bellaterra Campus in Barcelona (Spain).

Interested candidates should send by email an updated cv together with a 1000-word outline of research project that would constitute the basis of the Postdoctoral Fellowship proposal. The proposal should detail the main idea that the researcher would like to work on and how it is related to his/her previous work. It should clearly state to which one of the research topics listed below ( a) to g) ) it corresponds, even if it implies cross-disciplinary research.

Proposals should be sent to d.econ.aplicada@uab.cat no later than 10 July 2022, under the subject “MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships”. A committee of DEA’s faculty will review all proposals and select the ones that are considered to have more success possibilities, to which a supervisor will be assigned. The candidate and the supervisor will work together in preparing a MSCA application, to be submitted to the European Commission.

More details about DEA can be found at https://www.uab.cat/web/department-of-applied-economics-1293090800192.html and about the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships at: http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/actions/postdoctoral-fellowships

Timeline

10 July 2022: Deadline for sending proposals to DEA-UAB

15 July 2022: Selection of candidates by DEA-UAB and assignment of supervisor.

July-August-September: Proposal development by candidate and supervisor.

14 September 2022: Deadline for submitting MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship application.

Research topics

a) Macroeconomics of the labour market: unemployment determinants, labour demand, wage setting, labour income share, Okun's Law.

b) Public economics and public finance: taxation, public debt, housing policy, international fiscal coordination.

c) Income mobility: intergenerational mobility, assortative mating, wage instability and mobility during the life of an individual.  

d) Policy evaluations: on health or income, policies to reduce poverty and evaluation of programs of universal minimum income. 

e) Urban Economics: New consumption and urban mobility patterns; cities’ role in achieving Sustainable Development Goals.

f) Transport economics: Impacts of long-distance bus liberalisation in different contexts.

g) Terrorism and public transport: Impact of terrorist attacks on public transport demand

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