European Job Market for Economists

The 2021 European Job Market will be held virtually from 15-18 December. 

The European Job Market for Economists provides a forum for postgraduates to be interviewed by recruiting institutions from across Europe. The EJME is co-sponsored by the RES, the European Economic Association (EEA) and the Spanish Economic Society (AEE). 

On the 17 December, the RES will be hosting a virtual workshop on getting published:

Meet the Editors

Join us to hear editor's from mainstream and specialist academic journals explaining how journals work and the practicalities of getting a paper published.


Prof Ekaterina Zhuravskaya

Managing Editor of the Economic Journal

Ekaterina Zhuravskaya is a Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics (EHESS) and a CEPR research fellow. Her research contributes to the fields of political economics, economic history, and development economics. Her primary interests are in understanding economic, social, and political determinants as well as consequences of conflict and ethnic prejudice.

Prof Francesco Lippi

Editor-in-Chief of the Economic Journal

Francesco Lippi is a Professor of Economics at LUISS University and a Senior Fellow at the Einaudi Institute of Economics and Finance (EIEF). His research concerns monetary economics, inflation and the interactions between wage-setting and monetary institutions. Francesco previously served as a Joint Managing Editor of The Economic Journal and as an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Central Banking.

Prof Jaap Abbring

Managing Editor of The Econometrics Journal |

Jaap is a professor of econometrics at Tilburg University in the Netherlands and the managing editor of The Econometrics Journal.

Victor Chernozhukov

Co-editor of The Econometrics Journal | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

To join this workshop, you will need to register to take part in the EJME, then you can access the session via the event platform.

How to prepare for the EJME Webinar

Wednesday 10 November, 15.30-16.30


The RES will host a webinar on how to succeed in the European Job Market, including perspectives from both candidates and employers.

The event will be chaired by our President-Elect, Prof Nicholas Crafts CBE, Nick is Professor of Economic History at the University of Sussex and Emeritus Professor of Economic History at the University of Warwick.  Together Nick and our panel of speakers will cover:

  • What hiring institutions are looking for
  • What to expect from a virtual jobs market, an insight from a 2020 new recruit
  • How to prepare for a 1st interview
  • What to expect from an academic visit
  • Choosing between your offers.

At the close of the session, expect time for Q&A. 

Webinar speakers

Hiring Academics

Prof Franck Portier

Managing Editor of the Economic Journal

Franck Portier is a Professor of Economics at University College London. He is a macroeconomist, with a focus on applied and theoretical business cycles analysis.

Dr Alessandra Bonfiglioli

Deputy Head of School and Director of Graduate Studies | School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary University of London

Alessandra Bonfiglioli is a Reader at the School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary University of London, where she also serves as Deputy Head of School and Director of Graduate Studies. She is a Research Fellow at CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research) and a member of the Royal Economic Society. She holds a PhD in Economics from Stockholm University and previously held academic positions at the Institute for Economic Analysis (CSIC) and University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona (Spain).

Alessandra is a macroeconomist mostly interested in international trade, growth and income inequality, and political economy. Her approach combines theoretical models with empirical analysis. Her current research focuses broadly on firms in the global economy. In particular, how firms and the distribution of their attributes shape a country’s exports and economic performance in general, how concentration has evolved in national and global markets, and what role firms played in both respects.

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Recent Recruits

Dr Noriko Amano-Patiño

Assistant Professor | University of Cambridge

Noriko Amano-Patiño is an Assistant Professor at the University of Cambridge. Her research primarily focuses on understanding the sources and implications of different dimensions of inequality across genders and racial groups. Prior to joining the faculty of Economics at Cambridge, she obtained her Ph.D. at Yale University in 2018, where she specialized in the fields of Labor Economics and Applied Econometrics.

Dr David Delacretaz

Lecturer | University of Manchester

David started earlier this year as a Lecturer at the University of Manchester. Before that, he completed a PhD at the University of Melbourne in 2018 and was a Nuffield College Postdoctoral Fellow in Economics for three years at the University of Oxford.

The 2020 webinar can be viewed by members here on our website.

European Job Market 2021

Candidates and recruiters can register for the European Job Market via the main website.

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