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Post-doc position with the European Institute of Japanese Studies at Stockholm School of Economics
March 8, 2020
There is an opening of a Post Doc position at the European Institute of Japanese Studies at Stockholm School of Economics, www.hhs.se/eijs. This is a 1-year scholarship funded position, with the possibility of another year extension. We are preferably looking for someone interested in the fields of International Business, Economic Geography, Business and Management, Business and Strategy or Japan’s Political Economy. We encourage research interest in any of the respective following areas:
- The knowledge economy and uneven spatial economic development. The rising importance of the knowledge or service economy impacts production networks and regional economic growth in different ways. Value-up grading in production systems is also important for future growth in Asia. The issue of various forms of connectivity between countries and sectors will also play a more profound future role in the knowledge economy.
- Sustainability and dematerialization of markets. From a sustainability perspective new forms of service activities and combination of services and goods can change business models and market structures. The development of the circular economy is one such example.
- Implications of strategic partnership initiatives. EPA, SPA (Japan) and BRI (China). The complexity of the political economy is increasing and the world becomes more multi-polar. Outcomes will be essential for the functioning of regional and global markets.
Other research interests and suggestions will also be evaluated.
Our working language is English but Japanese language capability is required. Please send CV as well as a short outline of research intentions to (NanHee.Lee at hhs.se).
Deadline for application: 9 March 2020