PhD student

The research team on macroeconomics (Prof. Winfried Koeniger, PhD) is recruiting


PhD students for a research position.


The position is within the Department of Economics at the University of St.Gallen and located at the Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research ( on the university campus.


The PhD students take the core courses within the PhD program in economics and finance (

The PhD students also are encouraged to apply for the Swiss Program for Beginning Doctoral Students in Economics at the Study Center Gerzensee

( The position offers a salary according to standard university guidelines.


The successful applicant should hold an excellent Master degree in Economics, at the time of starting the position, and should have a strong research interest in macroeconomics (theory and/or empirics). Very good quantitative and programming skills are essential.



Applications are considered until the positions are filled. There is no explicit application deadline but early applications are encouraged. Possible starting dates are August 1 or September 1, 2020. Please send your application material in a single PDF file called “PhD application - [Your Name]” and with the same subject name to


E-Mail Ansprechpartner/in: 
University of St.Gallen SEW-HSG, Research Group on Macroeconomics