PhD student position on Agent-Based Computational Economics (Italy)

A three-year PhD student position on Agent-based Computational Economics, starting January 1st 2014, is available at the Department of Mechanical, Energetics, Management and Transport Englineering of the University of Genova, Italy.

Research will be focused on agent-based macroeconomics and financial stability issues within the framework of a new EU funded three-year project starting on October 1st, 2013. The EU project aims to develop an innovative agent-based platform and ICT tools for designing and testing policies and regulatory measures for preventing and mitigating economic and financial crises and fostering an economically and ecologically sustainable growth path.

The PhD candidate will work with the agent-based software platform EURACE and is expected to contribute to its further development.

Applicants should have a Master degree in Engineering, Science or Economics with an adequate background in programming, data analysis and statistics.

Rules and application form (deadline for application is September 20th): (English) (Italian)

(in particular see the Curriculum on Economy and Management, at pag. 36 of Annex A)

Interested candidates may contact well in advance Dr. Marco RABERTO ( ) for further information.