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Department of Economics
At the Department of Economics, research and teaching are conducted in the subjects economics and business studies. The department has master's and bachelor programs in economics, and a PhD program. Priority areas in economics are 1) environment and natural resources  and 2) agricultural economics. 
The environmental economics group, – is seeking a post-doctoral researcher to boost the research team. The successful applicant will be expected to develop their own research in the area of environmental and resource economics, and to contribute to an ongoing project – The Swedish bonus–malus policy – focused on the evaluation of the effect of the Swedish bonus–malus scheme on carbon emissions. The project has two parts: (i) an explicit ex-post evaluation of the aggregate effect of the policy on the pattern of sales of less and more polluting cars; and (ii) the development of an econometric model for household vehicle and mileage choice – based on household micro-data – to give a more complete picture of the effects of the policy. The position as a postdoctoral researcher implies at least 80% research. 


Successful applicants must have completed a PhD in economics, or be expecting to complete their PhD by March 2022. Applicants should normally have completed their PhD no more than three years before the application deadline. Candidates must have strong competence in microeconomics and applied microeconometrics, and experience using econometrics packages such as STATA or R. Knowledge and experience in the following three areas are advantageous but not essential: (i) working with register data; (ii) structural econometrics and discrete choice methods with simulation; (iii) environmental economics. The ability to work constructively in a small group is essential. 

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Form of employment:

Post-doctoral employment, 2 years. Good chance of extension to 4 years employment in total. 



Starting date:

By mutual agreement, ideally late autumn 2021, no later than April 2022.


We welcome your application no later than 28 June 2021, please use the button below.

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The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) develops the understanding and sustainable use and management of biological natural resources. The university ranks well internationally within its subject areas. SLU is a research-intensive university that also offers unique degree programmes in for example rural development and natural resource management, environmental economics, animal science and landscape architecture.

SLU has just over 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and a turnover of SEK 3 billion. The university has invested heavily in a modern, attractive environment on its campuses in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala.

SLU is an equal opportunity employer.


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