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Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

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Postdoctoral Fellowship

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459169
Date Posted: 10/24/2017
Date Inactive: 12/15/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellowship
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Beijing, CHINA
JEL Classification: N -- Economic History
Postdoctoral Fellowship on Political Economics and/or New Institutional Economics
Salary Range: Competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The CKGSB invites applicants for a two-year Post-doctor position in empirical and/or theoretical research on political economics and/or new institutional economics. The post-doctor will work closely with Prof Chenggang Xu.

Candidates should complete a PhD in economics, economic history, or political science no later than June 2018. Preference will be given to scholars in one of the following areas (not exclusive):

• Cross-country/region empirical studies of contemporary or historical institutions, and/or of contemporary or historical political economic issues, with state of the art skills in dealing with identification problems
• Micro theoretical analysis of authoritarian or totalitarian political economic institutions, e.g. mechanism design approach
• Dynamic models of political economic regime change, e.g. dynamic programing model with micro structure of institutions; calibration is preferable
• Political economic analysis of persistent autocratic institutions

Compensation Package: Competitive.
Application Instructions:
A CV, two papers, three recommendation letters. Application deadline Dec. 10, 2017.

Further Information: Ms. YU Jing at
We will interview the candidates at the AEA meeting in Philadelphia.
Online Application URL:

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 12/10/2017
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