Institute of Economics - Scientific Field –SECS-P/02 – Economic Policy
Research activity: Trade, Reallocation, and Productivity during the Great Recession
Position and grant
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna announces a call to assign one Research Fellowship to perform research
activities related to the scientific fields SECS-P/02 – Economic Policy in the Institute of Economics.
The gross amount of the fellowship is € 19,367.00 per year. The present fellowship cannot be
cumulated with other fellowships and grants except those aimed at financing a period of stay abroad
necessary within the research activity. The duration of the research fellowship is one year, renewable
for further 12 months in case of positive evaluation of the research activities performed.
Research Activity
“Trade, Reallocation, and Productivity during the Great Recession”
Based on the SIR project RBSI14JAFW TRAPduringGRE (Trade, Reallocation, and Productivity during
the Great Recession), the research activity will study reallocation processes both across and within firms.
In particular, the analysis aims to investigate the relationship between productivity and firm growth, as
measured both by employment growth and sales growth, following the hypothesis that this relationship
depends both on the business cycle and on the firm export status. Moreover, the analysis will investigate
also the way in which exporters reacted to the Great Recession shock, taking into account the role of
geographical and product diversification. Competencies in econometric tools and economic analysis are
Admission Requirements
Applicants must hold a MSc Degree and a very good knowledge of both written and spoken English
(Common European Framework (CEF) level C1).
Application and attachments
Candidates are requested to apply online at:
9&active=yes, writing their email address in the field “Partecipa alla selezione”
In case of difficulties, please contact the Administration Office (Tel. +39-050-883.254/258, e-mail
[email protected]).
Enclosures (pdf format):
1) copy of a valid identity document
2) copy of the scientific-professional curriculum, signed and dated
3) copy of all academic titles (MSc/MA Degree, PhD ….)
4) copy of the MSc and or PhD thesis and of all publications and other elements which can be
useful for the evaluation (these documents must be saved in a zip folder);
5) a list of all the attached documents, signed and dated
Deadline for applications: February 29, 2016
Interview: March 14, 2016, 11 a.m., Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Institute of Economics, Piazza Martiri
della Libertà n. 33 - Pisa, .
Resident abroad applicants may also ask to hold their interview in their country of residence via conference
call. In this case the candidate is asked to contact Italian Embassies or his/her local University, arranging
the interview for the date scheduled and considering that he/she will be previously identified by an
employee or a Professor.
In case you need information or help in submitting your application, please contact the Personnel Office,
+39.050.883.254/258, email [email protected].
The full version of this Call is available only on the Italian page.

Call for applications - Scuola Superiore Sant`Anna