Monday, 15 June 2015 11:49

Post-doc position (Microeconometrics, Economics of migration, Economics of inequality, China) in GATE, Lyon

Post-Doctoral Fellowship at GATE Lyon Saint-Etienne (2 years)

The GATE Lyon Saint-Etienne is inviting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship within the project “Migration and the Reshaping of Consumption Patterns” (MARCO_P) funded by the ORA-China Program of the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR France), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG Germany), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC UK), and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC China).

The MARCO_P project is coordinated by Corrado Giulietti (IZA), Jackline Wahba (University of Southampton), Li Shi (Beijing Normal University), Du Yang (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences) and Sylvie Démurger (GATE Lyon Saint-Etienne). The ANR funded position will be attached to the GATE Lyon Saint-Etienne in Ecully (France).


Candidates must have obtained their PhD, preferably in applied microeconomics when taking up the position in September 2015. They should demonstrate a solid background in microeconometrics and a strong interest in the economics of migration and the economics of inequality. Some working knowledge of the economy of China will be appreciated, but is not required. The working language is English.

Terms and conditions of the position

The employment contract will be for two years beginning in September 2015. The position is residential and the selected candidate is required to live in Lyon.

The selected candidate will be required to devote his/her time to the main research activities of the project on the impact of internal migration in China on consumption patterns and preferences.

Application procedures

The application procedure is the following:

-          Applicants must send a detailed curriculum vitae, 2 papers, and the name of 2 referees by June 20th 2015 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

-          Referees should send their letter of recommendation directly to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Reference letters must be received by June 25th.

-          Online interviews with shortlisted applicants will be held in early July.

Contact:              Sylvie Démurger (GATE Lyon Saint-Etienne)

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