JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Bocconi University

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IGIER Research Center
Department of Economics
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (2 Years)

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468726
Date Posted: 12/24/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (2 Years)
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Milan, ITALY
JEL Classifications:
C7 -- Game Theory and Bargaining Theory
C9 -- Design of Experiments
D7 -- Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
D8 -- Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
D9 -- Micro-Based Behavioral Economics
H4 -- Publicly Provided Goods
H5 -- National Government Expenditures and Related Policies
Salary Range: 45,000 euros per year, exempt from income tax
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Post-Doc will work for 2 years (starting in September 2022) on the ERC project "POPULIZATION", under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, Professor Salvatore Nunnari ( The project's overarching theme is the study of populism and political polarization using the tools of behavioral political economy, a blossoming field at the intersection of behavioral economics and political economy. Depending on background and research interests, the Post-Doc will be involved in subprojects entailing (a) large scale surveys on measures of economic preferences, social preferences, cognitive abilities and political attitudes,(b) laboratory experiments at the Bocconi Laboratory for the Social Sciences, and/or (c) the development of theoretical models to explore the consequences of citizens' behavioral biases and limited cognitive resources on political outcomes. Beyond participating to the PI’s project, the Post-Doc will be an integral part of the vibrant research community of Bocconi University which is home to many researchers in the fields of behavioral economics, experimental economics, political economy and microeconomic theory. We welcome applications from candidates holding or being in the process of obtaining a PhD in any area of the social sciences.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2022
Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply via our on-line application system, which can be found at "" by 31st January 2022.

The application must include the following documents, which must be attached to the application:
• professional C.V., in pdf format;
• a list of any titles/qualifications and publications, in pdf format;
• any certificate, publication, or document that the candidate intends to submit for evaluation, in pdf format.