We sincerely invite present and future Ph.D. students in economics to join the high-level academic project "Reassessment of the OCA Theory in the Persistently Heterogeneous EU " organized by the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Vilnius

We offer:

The international scientific environment - the opportunity to work with experienced scholars from the Czech Republic (Brno Mendel University, Austria (WIFO - Austrian Economic Research Institute, Vienna Economics and Business University), Germany (Zeppelin University of Friedrichshafen) and Lithuania (Bank of Lithuania Center for Economic and Financial Research Competence Center).

Access to multinational enterprise databases (eg. Amadeus), visit the international scientific conference to present the results of the selected project research topic *.

The opportunity to have a consultant and dissertation supervisor, who arethe specialists in a scientific subject.


Opportunity to work in a project.
The opportunity to join the project team will be given to students who select one of the following research topics offered by Euro4Europe:


Business Cycle synchronization & Optimal currency area

Dynamic models on micro-data and regional business cycle synchronization

Transmission mechanisms of the financial crisis and the evolution of business cycles at different levels of territorial disaggregation


When choosing a dissertation topic that corresponds to the subject of the project, the candidate's choice to participate in the project of the faculty will be taken into account.

For more detailed information about the project, please contact assoc. prof. L. Urbšienė,

Project term: January 8, 2018 - January 7, 2022.

The project is funded by the European Social Fund.


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