JOE - December 2013

Center for Operations Research and Econometrics
Postdoctoral position in Economics/Econometrics of Poverty
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral position in Economics/Econometrics of Poverty
Section: 4 -- International: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Louvain-la-Neuve, other, Belgium
JEL Classifications:
D1 -- Household Behavior and Family Economics
D3 -- Distribution
D6 -- Welfare Economics
I3 -- Welfare and Poverty
J1 -- Demographic Economics
Deadline Date: 12/20/2013

JOE ID Number: 201312_400000

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Applications are welcome for a two-year post-doctoral position in Economics/Econometrics of Poverty at CORE-UCL, Belgium.

This position is oriented toward the economics/econometrics of individual well-being, which includes the theory of poverty measurement, the implementation of poverty measures, the estimation of demand systems, the use of satisfaction data to estimate well-being indices, and the econometrics of collective household models. Fellows are expected to contribute to the life of the research team PoRESP (see the PoRESP website: and to interact with faculty and students in residence at CORE. The position does not include teaching.

We are interested both by promising young candidates who will complete their Ph.D. degree before September 1st and by more mature candidates who have demonstrated their research experience through publications. Knowledge of French is NOT required. Excellent English (written and oral), presentation skills and the ability to work in teams are mandatory.
Application Instructions:

Applications (CV, sample papers and at least two reference letters) must be submitted to AcademicsJobsOnline, before December 20, 2013.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to meet Faculty members either at the RES meeting in London on January 10-11, 2014, or at CORE during the week of January 27-31, 2014.

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