Post doc in macro-labor economics at Stockholm School of Economics

Department of Economics

The Stockholm School of Economics invites applications for a post doc in the field of macro-labor at the Department of Economics.

The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is the preeminent business school in Northern Europe. For more than a century, SSE has educated talented men and women for leading positions within business and the public sector. SSE offers Bachelors, Masters and MBA Programs along with highly regarded PhD Programs and Executive Education. SSE also has schools in Latvia and Russia. SSE has earned a reputation for excellence, both here in Sweden and around the world. The School is accredited by EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) certifying that all of its main activities – teaching as well as research – are of the highest international standards. SSE is also the Swedish member institution of CEMS (The Global Alliance in Management Education) and PIM (Partnership in International Management).

The position

The position is a one-year post doc, with the option for a second year, in the field of macro-labor. The post doc will work together with Professor Johanna Wallenius (and potential co-authors) on a project on life cycle labor supply. A key focus of the project is on understanding inequality and the interaction of risks and social insurance systems over the life cycle. Much of the project is quantitative in nature, so good computational skills are an asset. The objective is to co-author high quality journal articles. There is no teaching associated with the position.

The position starts September 1, 2021.

Salary: 40 000 SEK per month (before tax).
Qualified candidates should have completed a doctoral degree or equivalent by the start of the position.

To be considered for the position, candidates must submit: CV, job market paper and 3 letters of recommendation via The deadline for submitting applications is February 15, 2021 (review and selection of applications may start earlier).

Please direct any questions about the nature of the position to:
Professor Johanna Wallenius,

Application procedure

To apply for this position, log in to the Econ job market and choose your Applicant role (or, if you have no account, create one).  Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Video presentation of job market paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Other material (in one file) (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 3

Apply here.


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Advertiser: Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics

Field(s) of specialization: Labor; Demographic Economics - Macroeconomics; Monetary

Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar

Location of job: Sveavagen 65, Stockholm, Stockholm, 11383, Sweden (map)

Degree required: Doctorate

Job duration: 2 years

Letters of reference required: 3

Application deadline: 15 Feb 2021 (accepting applications)

Posting end date: 15 Feb 2021

Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting February, 2021.

First day of employment September 1, 2021
Salary 40 000 SEK per month (before tax)
Reference number 2020/58