11 PhD scholarships: Economic Policies for the Global bifurcation

Call for applications for the EPOG-Doctoral network 11 PhD scholarships: <https://www.epog-dn.eu/structure-and-content-overview/> 

EPOG-DN is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Doctoral Network (2024–2028) that offers 11 PhD positions  <https://www.epog-dn.eu/structure-and-content-overview/>scheduled to commence in September/October 2024. PhD positions are 36-month positions.  

First deadline: March 1, 2024, 13:00 (Paris time).  

­­The MSCA-funded EPOG-DN (Economic Policies for the Global bifurcation - Doctoral Network) <https://www.epog-dn.eu/> project aims to establish a community of economists capable of collaborating with various disciplines, sectors and stakeholders to address ecological challenges. It gathers 8 full partners (beneficiaries) <https://www.epog-dn.eu/consortium-and-beyond/partners/> and 12 associated partners <https://www.epog-dn.eu/consortium-and-beyond/associated-partners/> from different fields and sectors. 

This project explores the pathways toward achieving strong sustainability, where social, economic and environmental objectives are not substitutable with each other. The project introduces the concept ofglobal bifurcation, which encompasses a range of multidimensional and systemic processes. The project proposes a distinctive strategy for tackling the complexity of global bifurcation, which involves a socio-technical, socio-economic and socio-ecological perspective, all working in concert to develop a systemic approach. 

  • The EPOG-DN project offers 11 fully funded scholarships <https://www.epog-dn.eu/structure-and-content-overview/> for doctoral candidates (DCs), as listed below: 
  • DC1 - Platforms, big tech companies and the ecological transition
  • DC2 - Which role for low-tech, commons-based manufacturing and decentralised production within the ecological transition perspective
  • DC3 - Big Data and In Natura Calculation for Ecological Planning
  • DC4 - Integrated Assessment Models: methods and applications to understand and manage complexity
  • DC5 - Stock-flow consistent modelling with a Unified assets Framework for Improved Sustainability decision-support (SUFIS)
  • DC6 - Economic metabolism and unequal exchange: a Global North / Global South perspective
  • DC7 - Rethinking development in developing countries: evolution of productive structure, dependence and trade in the context of the ecological transition
  • DC8 - Wellbeing without growth
  • DC9 - The wage-labour nexus in a planetary boundaries-fit economy
  • DC10 - Workplace democracy and the ecological transition
  • DC11 - Contribution of environmental NGO’s to urban ecological restoration and rewilding dynamics 

Scholarships a monthly allowance (gross salary) of 3,400€/month, adjusted based on the cost of living. The living allowance is a gross amount, including compulsory deductions under national law, such as employer and employee social security contributions and direct taxes. The doctoral candidate benefit from a contract with full social security coverage (including sickness, parental, unemployment and invalidity benefits, pension rights, benefits in respect of accidents at work and occupational diseases);a mobility allowance of 600€/month (covering additional, private mobility-related costs; e.g. travel and accommodation costs).

More details here <https://www.epog-dn.eu/call-for-applications/>. 

When to apply?

Application deadline: March 1, 2024 - 13:00 (Paris time). Applications submitted prior to March 1, 2024, will receive primary consideration and undergo review throughout the month of March. Nonetheless, we may consider applications received after this date until all positions are filled. More informationwww.epog-dn.eu <https://www.epog-dn.eu/>


 ­APPLY <https://www.epog-dn.eu/call-for-applications/>­ Economic POlicies for the Global bifurcation - Doctoral network (EPOG-DN) <https://www.epog-dn.eu/> is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Doctoral network based on 8 prestigious institutions awarding a PhD degree: 

  • Université de technologie de Compiègne (UTC, France)
  • Université Paris Cité (UPC, France)
  • Università degli studi Roma Tre (ROMA3, Italy)
  • Università di Pisa (UNIPI, Italy)
  • Aalborg Universitet (AAU, Denmark)
  • Roskilde University (RUC, Denmark)
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB, Spain)
  • Université de Genève (UNIGE, Switzerland) 

12 (academic and non-academic) associated partners contribute to the scientific project and to the PhD supervision: 

  • Sorbonne Université (SU, France)
  • Université Sorbonne Paris Nord (formerly Université Paris 13, France)
  • Università degli studi di Torino (UNITO, Italy)
  • Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (WU, Austria)
  • Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain, Belgium)
  • Universität für Bodenkultur Wien (BoKu, Austria)
  • Agence française de développement (AFD, France)
  • International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis(IIASA, Austria)
  • Intercontinental network for the promotion of social solidarity economy (RIPESS, Luxembourg)
  • European Trade Union Institute (ETUI, Belgium)
  • Ville de Paris (PARIS, France)
  • Secrétariat général pour la planification écologique(SGPE, France)
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