Post-doc position at Chair of Public Economics

     
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The members of the Public Economics group work in close collaboration with KOF Swiss Economic Institute (?url=www.kof.ethz.ch&module=jobs&id=43622" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">www.kof.ethz.ch), the Center for Economic Research (?url=www.cer.ethz.ch&module=jobs&id=43622" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">www.cer.ethz.ch) and the Center for Energy Policy and Economics (?url=www.cepe.ethz.ch&module=jobs&id=43622" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">www.cepe.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich . The Chair of Public Economics at D-MTEC at ETH Zurich invites applications for this Post-doc position.

The group’s main focus is on theoretical and empirical research in the area of public economics such as corporate taxation, social security, fiscal federalism and behavioral public economics, for instance. The research strategy involves normative as well as political economy analyses. Preferences will be given to candidates with a specialization in international corporate taxation or local public finance/urban economics.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics (or should be near completion of the dissertation) and should have shown interest in the topics of the group. The preferred candidate has demonstrated her or his potential to conduct high-quality research, ideally by having some papers under revision or even accepted for publication in refereed international journals. The successful applicant is expected to independently conduct academic and policy-relevant research and also to contribute to ongoing research projects of the group. Excellent command of English is required. ETH Zurich offers internationally competitive working conditions. Living conditions in Zurich are excellent (Zurich is consistently ranked as one of the world’s premier cities in terms of living standards). The starting date is flexible.

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