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February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024

London Business School

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Department of Economics
Research Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2024-01_111473578
Date Posted: 02/02/2024
Date Inactive: 02/15/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Fellow
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: London, UNITED KINGDOM
JEL Classifications:
P0 -- General
F1 -- Trade
O4 -- Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
N9 -- Regional and Urban History
H8 -- Miscellaneous Issues
Q0 -- General
Economic Geography
Quantitative Methods
Economic History
Growth and Development
Salary Range: Up to GBP 50,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at London Business School is seeking to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow/Assistant. The post will be under the direction of Professor Elias Papaioannou.

The Research Fellow/Assistant should have experience and interest in growth and development economics, economic history or/and economic geography and international trade (theory and empirics). The candidate should be proficient with GIS software and be able to program in python. knowledge of STATA or R is essential. Knowledge of applied econometrics, experience with spatial, quantitative trade, and of Machine Learning are particularly beneficial.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or be near completion in economics from a leading institution.

The candidate could spend time in the Economics Department at Brown University working with Professor Stelios Michalopoulos. Candidates should provide a detailed outline of how their experience and training in economic growth, development economics or/and economic geography would enable them to contribute to the research project and details of their own research, if relevant. Ideal starting date is September 2024 with some flexibility.

The post will be on a fixed-term contract for a period of (up to) two years. Starting salary will be up to 50,000 GBP p/a, depending upon relevant qualifications and experience.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Reference Instructions:
3 Letters of Reference required.
Application Instructions:
Please upload your letter of application, CV and 3 reference letters via JOE.