Empirical Economist Researcher: MPI 178 views

The Munich Center for Economics of Aging (MEA) at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy studies is inviting applications for a Eperical Economist as a Researcher for the research unit “Old-Age Provision and Social Policy” (“Alterssicherung und Sozialpolitik”).

About the research:
  • The center evaluates, anticipates and accompanies the micro- and macro­economic aspects of demographic change
  • The Researcher (m/f/d) should have sound knowledge of econometrics and applied microeconomics as well as good knowledge of the German social security system, especially in the field old-age provision and long-term care.
  • Experience with micro data sets is especially welcome.
  • The candidate will start as soon as possible and the employment contract will be for two years.
  • The selected candidate will work on empirical research questions concerning actual demographic and political development in Germany.
  • The research fields are: retirement decisions, pension reform evaluation, insurance options, savings behavior, provisions for long-term care, and similar questions.

Requirements:

  • Applicant must hold Diplom, Master or Ph.D. or close to finishing PhD in Economics or a related field,
  • Strong interest in public economics and economic policy analysis,
  • Sound knowledge of advanced econometrics and causal inference methods,
  • Experience in handling large micro data sets,
  • Programming experience in STATA (or similar software), MatLab.
  • Fluency in English is required.

Applications:

Application should be sent electronically in one single pdf file quoting reference number 05-20 to hr@mpisoc.mpg.de and rausch@mea.mpisoc.mpg.de including:

  • CV,
  • a cover letter detailing your research interests,
  • transcript of records
  • For applicants with PhD or close to finishing PhD further documents are requested:
  1. a paper that best describes your research and
  2. a list of publications ( if available) and
  3. a list of references
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Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy studies

Country Germany
Fellowship Level Technical position
Subject areas Economics
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline March 8, 2020
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  • Address Germany
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