Please consider the following announcement. This might be an excellent opportunity for a young economist willing to pursue his/her professional career in Russia or Ukraine starting with the coming academic year!!!

The Economics Education and Research Consortium (EERC-Russia) has the opportunity to allocate two Swedish Professorship Awards to promising young CIS nationals who hold PhD degrees in economics from reputable Western universities and are interested in an academic position in Russia or Ukraine. Awards will be allocated on competitive grounds in early 2002 for a period of three years; the amount of the award may vary, but will typically fall within the range of US $20,000-25,000 per annum for the first three years of one's postgraduate career.

EERC welcomes applications from candidates with excellent backgrounds in any field of economics. The "Call for Proposals" and "Letter of Intent" form can be downloaded from PLEASE feel free to forward this information to anyone who is eligible and might be interested.


  1. Send an official Letter of Intent in electronic  format to by December 7, 2001.
  2. Submit a complete Application Package, in both hard copy and electronic formats (send message with attachments to by February 15, 2002. The application package should contain the following documents:
  3. Academic CV 

Questions regarding the terms of the Swedish Professorship Award and/or the selection procedure should be addressed to Eric Livny, EERC Program Director, at

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