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(M/F) PhD student in Economics

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Français - Anglais

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General information

Reference : UMR5824-TAIDAO-008
Workplace : ECULLY
Date of publication : Friday, February 08, 2019
Scientific Responsible name : Camille Cornand
Type of Contract : PhD Student contract / Thesis offer
Contract Period : 36 months
Start date of the thesis : 1 September 2019
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : 1 768,55 € gross monthly

Description of the thesis topic

Duties
The Ph-D candidate is expected to write a thesis within the 36 months on a topic related to strategic uncertainty, using the experimental method.
The position comes with no teaching load, although some possibilities to teach students may be available.

Activities
The Ph-D student will be involved in different planned actions in the research project, and in particular:
- Review of the literature on strategic uncertainty and its measurement;
- Design and conduct of lab experiments to identify strategic uncertainty aversion;
- Dissemination of scientific findings, in particular an international workshop that will take place in 2020.

Work Context

The selected applicant is expected to begin his/her appointment around August/September 2019. The appointment is for 36 months. Gross salary is around 1800 euros per month.
The PhD student is expected to spend time in the Gate-Lab, where he/she will have an office and all the resources necessary to the research work (including regular workshops, research seminars with internationally renowned speakers, and a state-of-the-art experimental laboratory).
There will be a research allowance to cover all the expenses related to presentations at international conferences.

Constraints and risks

Qualifications
The PhD student is expected to have:
- A graduate (Masters) degree in economics, with a particular focus on game theory and/or experimental economics,
- strong analytical skills and commitment to research excellence,
- strong skills in analyzing data; experience with econometric software such as STATA, Matlab, or R is an asset;
- very good English language skills, knowledge of French is not a must but would be an advantage;
- ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Research team
The PhD student will be supervised by the project coordinator, Camille Cornand. He/she will also work directly with the research team involved in the project: Brice Corgnet and Adam Zylbersztejn at the Gate-Lab, and Frank Heinemann at the TU Berlin.
He/she will also benefit from the interactions with our existing international network consisting of a large community of researchers specialized in experimental economics at the Gate-Lab.

No particular risks

Additional Information

Candidates must send their application package consisting of:
- A cover letter detailing their motivation for working in our group (1 page);
- A detailed curriculum vitae;
- Transcripts of academic records during grad studies;
- Two reference letters.

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