Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Economics

31 May 2020
End of advertisement period
27 Jun 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(contract ending 31 Jan 2022)


  • Contract  
  • Manager PhD
  • Singapore 
  • Closing On 27 Jun 2020


PhD in Economics Candidate should specialize in international economics, with excellent theoretical and empirical skills.

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Job Description

The research fellow is expected to work with the PI and co-I on the proposed research as follows.

There are in total four sets of studies to be completed for the project. The candidate will implement the 4th research project with the following tasks. Compile the data required and implement the multiple-country, multi-sector, multi-labor-types, quantitative framework, to analyze the transition dynamics of labor reallocation across sectors, skill acquisition and income inequality, given a trade shock, such as the presence of the GATT/WTO.