Umeå universitet, HandelshögskolanCentre for Environmental and Resource Economics (CERE) is looking for two PhD students in economics with a focus on environmental, energy and/or resource economics. Start date 2015-09-01 or upon agreement. Umeå University is dedicated to providing creative environments for learning and work. We offer a wide variety of courses and programmes, world leading research, and excellent innovation and collaboration opportunities. More than 4 300 employees and 31 500 students have already chosen Umeå University. We welcome your application!
Economics analyses issues concerning effective use of limited resources from a broad welfare perspective. The focus on environmental and natural resource economics involves micro and macro applications to analyze issues relating to management and husbandry of natural resources and energy from various perspectives related to individuals, firms, and social welfare. The PhD students will be affiliated with the Centre for Environmental and Resource Economics (www.cere.se), located at the department of economics (www.econ.umu.se). The center consists of 25 researchers in resource economics, environmental economics, energy economics, and economic history. The current reseach at CERE is mainly focused on energy markets, climate modelling, and non-market valuation.