One opening for a Postdoctoral fellowship in Economics or Management

Job Description & Qualification


The « Governance and Regulation » Chair of the University Paris-Dauphine|PSL has one opening for a postdoctoral fellowship in economics or in management.

Candidates must have a solid background in economics (especially in one or several of the following fields: institutional and organizational economics, industrial organization, political economy, public economics, law and economics, finance) or in management (strategy or organization).

She/He should have a solid expertise either in quantitative methods/data sciences or in comparative institutional analysis.


The post-doctoral candidate will be working within the Research team made of researchers in economics, management, law, and political science. She/He will be expected to contribute to the above described research program. This will involve the exploitation of existing databases, and the contribution to the development of innovative ones. Also, the Post-Doc will cooperate in the realization of transnational comparisons or historic evolutions of institutional and regulatory frameworks.

The postdoctoral fellow will also be involved in the organization of seminars and working groups.

She/He will also be involved in the development of an executive training program in the economics of regulation.


In line with French standards, the Post-Doctoral Researcher will be paid 28k€ net/year (subject to adjustments based on experience and family context), which includes social coverage.

The successful candidate will be offered a 12 months fixed-term contract. This contract might be extended after the first period (up to a total of 3 years maximum).

Starting Month: October 2021.


- PhD in Economics or Management, with a significant focus on quantitative methods.
- Linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in English and in French will be considered as an advantage.

Application Procedure


Review of applications will begin August 15th, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Application materials must be in PDF format and include a cover letter, CV, transcript of concluded university studies, one letter of reference, and the name, current position and contact for two other potential referees, and one paper authored by the applicant.

Applicants have to upload their application and application material at

Questions should be asked to the coordinator of the Chair: Marie-Helene CAITUCOLI <>

About the Organization


The Governance and Regulation Chair is a research program involving the University Paris-Dauphine | PSL— a leading University in Economics and Management in France —, businesses, and regulatory agencies. Its working program covers the political economy and institutional organization of regulation, the strategies of the various stakeholders involved in the regulatory game, the assessment of alternative modes of regulations. The Chair offers an outstanding environment for scholarly publication and high-level communication of research to policy and business audiences.

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Job ID

ID: J9035