Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (05/05/2012 02.05)

Macroeconomic models for monetary and fiscal policy

Please note that the job is no longer active!

In the last 10 years, DSGE models have became a workhorse of applied research in macro and monetary economics both in academia and in the police circle. Despite their popularity these models have very hard to estimate using traditional econometric techniques. This projects aims at developing novel estimation and evaluation techniques suitable to the highly nonlinear economies described by these models.

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Research Fields


Eligibility criteria

The Committee will make its comparative evaluation of the candidates based on qualifications, publications and interview.

For the purposes of that procedure the following amongst others will be considered as qualifications:

 research doctorate degree;

 the research project submitted;

 the carrying out of documented research activity with public and private parties through contracts, scholarships or assignments in Italy or abroad;

 any other documentation and/or certification deemed useful for ascertaining that the candidate's scientific and professional curriculum is suitable for conducting research activity.

Selection process

The Judging Committee will award up to 60 points for the qualifications, publications and documented research activities and up to 40 points for the interview, which includes not just a presentation of the research project but also a discussion of the scientific works submitted, for a final score of up to 100 points.

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget19.367
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programme
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Total amount per fellowship per year19.367
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsyes
Maximum duration of fellowship24
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Funding organisation / Contacts
LUISS Guido Carli

Private with public mission
Roma - Italy
06 8522 5997