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PSE recrute un Post-doc (Game Theory, Behavioral Economics)

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Post-Doc in Game Theory and Behavioral Economics

Paris School of Economics

  • Workplace : Paris
  • Contract period : 24 months
  • Expected date of employment : September 2020 – January 2021
  • Gross salary : 3120 euros per month
  • Desired level of education : PhD
  • Submission deadline : July 10, 2020

Applications should be sent to frederic.koessler and should include a CV and a motivation letter. Download the pdf version of this job offer.


Paris School of Economics is hiring a post-doctoral researcher for 2 years, starting anytime between September 2020 and January 2021. The candidate will be working at Paris School of Economics located at 48 boulevard Jourdan in the 14th arrondissement of Paris. He/She will work mainly on a project financed by an ANR grant on the topic of « Information dissemination with bounded rationality and channel complexity » (ANR StratCom). The principal investigator of this project is Frederic Koessler, Researcher at CNRS and Professor of Economics at Paris School of Economics. The topic of research is more broadly defined as Economic Theory, Game Theory and Behavioral Economics, with a particular focus on one of the following subjects : (i) Information disclosure and the protection of naive consumers, (ii) Bounded rationality and psychological preferences in communication games, (iii) Credibility of online information, (iv) Dynamic and competitive information design.


The post-doctoral researcher is expected to participate in the scientific activities of the ANR StratCom team. In particular, the post-doctoral researcher is expected to develop theoretical models to better understand the role of bounded rationality and complex communication channels on the dissemination of information to decision-makers and in markets. The post-doctoral researcher is also expected to participate actively in the scientific life of Paris School of Economics. There is no teaching duty attached to the post-doctoral position.


We expect the candidate to have completed a PhD in Economics. We also would like the candidate to have good game-theoretical skills. The candidate should be used to present his/her work at international conferences.