Fellowship in (macro)economic history

Opportunity in (macro)economic history – call for interest 

In antecipation of what will likely be a difficult year for job market candidates, I place this info here for those who may be looking for opportunities few months earlier than usual.

Please get in touch with Luís F. Costa, or alternatively, me, as soon as possible and surely before August 7, in case you are interested in applying to a well-paid temporary research position at 
ISEGUniversidade de Lisboa for an ambitious project. This is to be held at UECE/REM, a research centre of ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics & Management, Universidade de Lisboa, located in Lisbon, Portugal. This is a beautiful and historical city offering a rich array of cultural and social activities. Successful candidates will be provided with equipped office space, e-mail and internet access, as well as free access to library facilities.

We would be especially interested in collaborating with researchers aiming at identifying the effects of monetary shocks using Portuguese historical data from the early 20 th century. Given the nature of the project, extensive knowledge of Portuguese would be highly recommended. Researchers in both macroeconomics and (macro)economic history would be welcome to submit their pre-proposals.

This is to be held at UECEREM, a research centre of ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics & Management, Universidade de Lisboa, located in Lisbon, Portugal. This is a beautiful and historical city offering a rich array of cultural and social activities. Successful candidates will be provided with equipped office space, e-mail, and internet access, as well as free access to library facilities. ISEG has also very active research group in economic history GHES-CSG that may also be a source additional research interaction.

Expressions of interests for applications having UECE/REM as a Host Institution (beneficiary) will be evaluated within the framework of the following Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions – Individual Fellowships (IF):European Fellowships (EF), including Career Restart, Reintegration, Society and Enterprise, and Standard European FellowshipsGlobal Fellowships (GF), which require a research period in a Third Country, followed by a reintegration period at the Host Institution. 

We particularly encourage applications from young scholars (i.e. think of this as a sort of postdoc), but applications from more senior scholars are also accepted.Please notice all the rules in the call, including:The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships are available for experienced researchers of any nationality, who must have, at the date of the call deadline, a doctoral degree or at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience.Eligible candidates must comply with MSCA mobility rules:For European Fellowships: the researcher cannot have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the beneficiary for more than 12 months in the three years immediately before the call deadline;For Global Fellowships: the researcher cannot have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the Third Country where the outgoing phase takes place for more than 12 months in the three years immediately before the call deadline. The deadline for submitting applications is August 7 2020, 11:59 pm (Lisbon time). The decision to host the candidate will be notified via e-mail by the end of August 2020.

Selected candidates will receive full support from UECE/REM and supervisors to develop their proposal throughout the submission process.The final deadline for submissions into the Funding & tender opportunities portal is September 9th, 2020, 5 pm (Brussels time).

About UECE/REM

UECE – Research Unit on Complexity and Economics is a research centre of ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics & Management, Universidade de Lisboa. UECE produces research, both theoretical and applied, mainly in Economics, but also in the Sciences of Complexity and in inter-disciplinary areas. The main UECE goals are: Promoting research on dynamical systems and on complexity, with an emphasis on economic applications, and also on other economic fields, such as game theory and macroeconomics. Developing new statistical methods applied to economics. Studying the consequences of dynamic, non-linear and complex systems in what concerns economic analysis and forecasting. Organising seminars, conferences and other events to disseminate scientific results. Participating in international research networks and promoting participation of researchers in international congresses and conferences. Promoting and publishing papers, working papers and other documents to stimulate research in these recent economic theory areas. 

UECE is part of REM – Research in Economics and Mathematics, a research consortium of ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics & Management, Universidade de Lisboa, founded in 2017, and aggregates two research centers, CEMAPRE and UECE. REM produces research, both theoretical and applied, mainly in Economics and in Mathematics, and also in inter-disciplinary areas. REM’s researchers are organized in six groups: Econometrics; Economics and Mathematics of Complex Systems; Mathematical Analysis and Computational Finance; Macroeconomics; Microeconomics; Statistics and Actuarial Science. REM also organizes seminars, conferences and other events to disseminate scientific results; participates in international research networks; and promotes and publishes papers, working papers and other documents to stimulate research in the abovementioned areas. REM supports XLAB – Behavioural Research Lab. REM is a member of the EconPol Europe – the European network for economic and fiscal policy research – a network of 14 policy-oriented university and non-university research institutes across 12 countries (Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, France, the UK, Finland, Austria, Italy and Belgium).

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