The strategy economics research group is looking for a full time PhD student starting on 1 September 2024. The topic of the PhD project should fall within the research focus of the group, which includes firm strategy, regional economics, innovation, entrepreneurship, and sports economics. Within this scope, the topic is open and will be chosen in coordination between the successful candidate and supervisor(s). More information on the members and research of the group is available on this webpage: https://www.eur.nl/en/ese/department-applied-economics/strategy-economics/people. Job description
This PhD project is situated in the strategy economics research group, which focuses on firm strategy, broadly defined. The successful candidate will be supervised by one or more members of this research group. The strategy group is situated within the department of applied economics of the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE). The group cooperates intensively with the other research programs in the department of applied economics (health and behavioural economics) and outside research groups (e.g., strategy department at Rotterdam School of Management, department of general economics at ESE and Urban, Port and Transport research group of Erasmus Holding Company). The group also hosts the Erasmus Center for Applied Sports Economics (ECASE).
The group’s research is on the intersection of business economics and management science. As such, most members are affiliated with the Tinbergen Institute and/or the Erasmus Research Institute in Management (ERIM). This interdisciplinary approach also shows in the publication record of the group, which encompasses both top economics and business journals. Recent research projects have amongst others been published in Management Science, Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, European Economic Review, International Journal of Industrial Organization and many more.
The successful candidate will be able to choose an affiliation with ERIM or Tinbergen Institute depending on personal preference and research topic. The topic of the research project is open and will be determined in coordination between the candidate and supervisor(s).
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