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International Laboratory of Intangible-driven Economy (IDLab)

The Higher School of Economics International Laboratory of Intangible-driven Economy (IDLab) in Perm and St. Petersburg, Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of empirical corporate finance, strategic management and sport economics.


The job involves:

  • working under the direct supervision of the leading research fellow prof. Angel Barajas and senior research fellow Dr. Mariia Molodchik
  • participants are encouraged to pursue their own research in parallel with working on IDLab’s research projects in 4 broad areas:

o  competitiveness of intangible-intensive companies

o  digital transformation in economy

o  emerging markets и regional studies

o  sport economics and intangibles

  • writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals in co-authorship with the members of the Lab
  • participation in organization of the events and other contribution to the Lab’s development
  • public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community
  • some teaching is encouraged, though not required.


The Lab offers access to its databases and analytical software.



  • a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: economics, business administration, computer sciences
  • a strong background in applied statistics and data science
  • ability to work in a team,
  • fluent English
  • relevant experience is an asset although not required

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here. Appointments will be normally made for one year.


A CV and research statement should be submitted via online application form and two letters of recommendation should be submitted by the referees directly to fellowship@hse.ru by February 15, 2019. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed.


About HSE

HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university providing unique research opportunities.

For more information about HSE, please visit: HSE Perm CampusSaint Petersburg Campus or contact the head of the IDLab Elena Shakina shakina@hse.ru or her deputy Peter Parshakov pparshakov@hse.ru directly. 

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