Apply for a PhD position at FAIR!
You’ll become part of a large international research team working on a wide range of exciting topics in labor economics, behavioral economics, and development economics. There are both general PhD positions and one PhD position connected to the interdisciplinary project “Freedom to Choose” at the Department of Economics where FAIR is located. Application deadline: 15 January 2023.
PHD POSITIONS IN ECONOMICS
The Department of Economics is looking for highly motivated and talented individuals. Candidates admitted to the PhD program will receive the title of PhD Research Scholar. We are mainly looking for candidates in Industrial organization, Macroeconomics, Development economics, Behavioral economics, and Labor economics.
PHD POSITION IN THE PROJECT "FREEDOM TO CHOOSE" (FREE)
The Department of Economics also has a vacant position in a large interdisciplinary project, Freedom to Choose (FREE). The position is financed by the Research Council of Norway and hosted by The Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality and Rationality (FAIR). The PhD position will have a primary basis in behavioral and experimental economics, but will also integrate insights and methods from our neighboring disciplines of social psychology and decision research.
The PhD specialization in economics aims to give dedicated graduates a solid training in performing high quality scientific research in economics, making use of state of the art empirical and theoretical techniques. The program prepares students for the international academic job market, for positions at national and international policy institutions, central banks, research organizations and industry.
The Department of Economics offers an international and research active environment with 45 faculty members and 30 PhD research scholars in various fields. There are three main research groups: Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality and Rationality (FAIR), a Centre of Excellence from the Norwegian Research Council, the Centre for Business Economics (CBE), and the Centre for Macroeconomics, Risk and Sustainability (MRS).
The department encourages interaction between PhD research scholars and faculty through social gatherings and a wide variety of seminars and workshops in which the PhD research scholars are fully involved.
PhD research scholars are provided with personal computers, printer access, extensive library resources, and a wide range of software.
Application deadline: 15 January 2023