PhD in Economics and Management – University Paris-Dauphine

PhD in Economics and Management – University Paris-Dauphine

University Paris-Dauphine, “Governance and Regulation” Chair

Doctoral Candidate (PhD Student) and Postdoctoral Fellow in Economics and Management

The “Governance and Regulation” Chair has three openings in economics and management: two for doctoral candidates, and one for a postdoctoral fellow. Candidates must have a solid background in economics (institutional and organizational economics, industrial organization, political economy, law and economics) or management (strategy and organization), and be familiar with applied analysis. Expertise in the economics of regulation or non-market strategies is preferable but not required.


The Governance and Regulation Chair is a research program involving the University Paris-Dauphine – a leading University in Economics and Management in France, businesses and regulatory agencies. Its working program include the political economy and institutional organization of regulation, the strategies of the various stakeholders involved in the regulatory game, the assessment of alternative modes of regulations; the digital, environmental and globalization challenges for the governance of industries and markets. The Chair offers an outstanding environment for scholarly publication and high-level communication of research to policy and business audiences.

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The doctoral candidates will be working within the Research team made of researchers in economics, management, law, and political science. The doctoral candidates are expected to contribute to research projects in the political economy of regulation or on issues related to the regulation of specific industries. A special attention will be given to applicants with an interest for new business models or for the economics of data-driven markets. The candidate’s main task will be to prepare a doctoral thesis. The thesis has to be undertaken at the University of Dauphine but can also be part of a joint supervision with another university.


3-year fixed-term contract, renewable once (up to a total of 4 years maximum). According to the French standards, the Post-Doctoral Researcher will be paid 18k Euro net/year, which include social coverage.


– Master’s degree in Economics or Management, with a significant focus on quantitative methods.

– Have the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in English is necessary. A good understanding of a French will be considered an advantage.

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