PhD Position in Economics, University of Lugano - Switzerland

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The University of Lugano and the Institute for Economic Research invite applications for a PhD position in Economics.

Ideal candidates have a MSc or an equivalent degree in Economics or Econometrics, a strong interest in Applied Econometrics, Regional Economics and Macroeconomics.

They should have or be willing to acquire good programming skills.

Applicants should be research oriented and have the desire to pursue an academic career or to continue their career doing research in Economics within the public or private sector.

The PhD program of the University of Lugano is structured in two phases:

one preparatory year of intensive coursework followed by no less than two years of advanced studies and research.

Successful applicants will enjoy superb research facilities.

The starting date is upon agreement.


Applicants should send a CV, copies of previous scientific work, such as a master or diploma thesis, and arrange for two letters of recommendation.

All documents should be sent directly to:

andrea.vaona[ at ]

For further information please contact: Prof. Andrea Vaona (andrea.vaona[ at ]

Applications should be received no later than the December 2

For further details, and application materials, contact: PhD Position in Economics

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