The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg is recruiting a Doctoral researcher (PhD student) in Economics. A specialisation is foreseen in Public Economics and Political Economy.

Duration: 36 months fixed-term contract.

Role and responsibilities:
  • The doctoral researcher will be working within the Department of Economics and Management.
  • The doctoral researcher is expected to contribute to research projects in the areas of Public Economic Theory and Political Economy.
  • Particular interest in the impact of institutions (governments, international organizations, etc.) on policymaking – how they work, how they could be designed better, and how they influence economic policy – would be an asset
  • The candidate’s main task will be to prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of Economics, under the supervision of Professor Vincent Anesi.
  • The thesis work will be undertaken at the University of Luxembourg but can also be part of a jointly-supervised with another university
  • Contribute to the teaching of classes ranging from one to three hours per week, of small group teachings and tutorials


  • Applicant must hold Master’s degree in Quantitative Economics and/or Finance
  • Applicant must have the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in either English or French, good understanding of the second language and possibly a third language, German in particular, will be considered an advantage


Apply online and must include the following:

  • A motivation letter
  • A detailed curriculum vitae with list of publications and copies thereof, if applicable
  • A transcript of concluded university studies
  • The name, current position and relationship to the applicant, of one referee
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Luxembourg
Country Luxembourg
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas Economics
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 15 September 2020

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