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ESRC PhD Studentship in Economics

Posted on 14 March 2013

PhD studentships - Department of Economics and Related Studies in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Finland

For more information see ESRC PhD Studentship in Economics

The Department of Economics and Related Studies in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Finland is offering a PhD studentship on "Comparative quantitative analysis of individual unemployment experiences with register data from Finland, Germany and the United Kingdom".

The aim of this research project is to perform pioneering, cross country comparison of individual unemployment experiences with large scale administrative individual data from European countries. Data for the United Kingdom and Germany are available as scientific use files (JUVOS and SIAB, respectively) and linked administrative data from Finland will be made available by the project collaborator. The applicant is expected to develop a more specific research agenda in the research proposal. The successful applicant is expected to have a degree in Economics, Econometrics or Applied Statistics and should have already conducted empirical work with statistical packages as part of the bachelor or master dissertation.

The studentship starts in October 2013 and covers tuition fees, a maintenance grants and research expenses. The Ministry of Finance in Finland provides an additional travel grant and guest accommodation for research visits in Helsinki.

Deadline for applications: 27 March 2013