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Université Paris Est Créteil
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Employment Among Individuals Over 50: What Are the Impacts of Disability and the Consequences on Subjective Well-being? An Analysis Using the European SHARE Survey.

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10 Jul 2024

Job Information

Organisation/Company
Université Paris Est Créteil
Department
DRV
Research Field
Economics » Applied economics
Economics » Microeconomics
Economics » Health economics
Researcher Profile
Recognised Researcher (R2)
Positions
PHD Positions
Country
France
Application Deadline
Type of Contract
Temporary
Job Status
Full-time
Offer Starting Date
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by a EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

[ENG] Context: In order to understand how to maintain or enhance well-being as people age, it is crucial to examine the factors that protect or diminish well-being. Specifically, it is important to understand how health and socio-economic conditions affect individuals' well-being. This requires a detailed understanding of the mechanisms linking the decline in health capital (such as loss of autonomy) with the concurrent deterioration of employment status and the evolution of well-being.

Objectives: The project focuses on the impact of disability on the employment status of people over 50 in France. The first objective is to analyze the effect of the onset of disability on professional situations, taking into account different measures of disability to grasp the complexity of its definition. The second objective is to assess the consequences of job loss (or unemployment) in terms of well-being.

Position Expectations: The final deliverable will be the drafting of an article to be submitted to a leading peer-reviewed international scientific journal. The post-doctoral researcher will conduct a literature review on the disability-employment topic. He (or she) will investigate how to measure disability and well-being and will determine the best empirical strategy to achieve the two main objectives of the study.

The post-doctoral researcher will need to become proficient with the SHARE database. He (or she) will perform econometric analyses using dedicated software. He (or she) will present the initial results (a draft of the article) at seminars and submit versions of the article to conferences and congresses.

[FR] Contexte : Dans le but de comprendre comment valoriser ou maintenir le bien-être avec l’avancée en âge, il est important d'examiner les facteurs de protection ou de dégradation du bien-être notamment comprendre comment la situation sanitaire et la situation socioéconomique peuvent affecter le bien-être des individus. Pour cela, il semble primordial de saisir précisément les mécanismes qui relient la dépréciation du capital-santé (comme une perte d’autonomie), avec la détérioration concomitante de la situation d’emploi, et l'évolution du bien-être.

Objectifs : Le projet s’intéresse aux répercussions du handicap sur la situation d’emploi des personnes âgées de plus de 50 ans en France. Un premier objectif visera à analyser l’effet de la survenue du handicap sur la situation professionnelle en tenant compte de différentes mesures du handicap pour appréhender la complexité de définition du handicap. Un second objectif appréciera les conséquences de la perte d’emploi (ou du non emploi) en termes de bien-être.

Attendus du poste :

Le rendu final sera la rédaction d’un article soumis à une revue scientifique internationale à comité de lecture de premier plan.

Le/la post-doctorant.e entreprendra une revue de la littérature sur la thématique handicapemploi. Il/elle se documentera sur les mesures du handicap et les mesures du bien-être. Il/elle déterminera enfin la meilleure stratégie empirique afin de mener à bien les deux sous-objectifs de l’étude.

Le/la post-doctorant.e devra prendre en main la base de données SHARE. Il/elle exécutera les analyses économétriques sur un logiciel dédié. Il/elle présentera ses premiers résultats (article en cours d’écriture) à des séminaires et soumettra des versions de l’article à des conférences et congrès.

Where to apply

E-mail
clemence.bussiere@u-pec.fr

Requirements

Research Field
Economics » Applied economics
Education Level
PhD or equivalent
Research Field
Economics » Health economics
Education Level
PhD or equivalent
Research Field
Economics » Microeconomics
Education Level
PhD or equivalent
Skills/Qualifications

A candidate with a strong quantitative background in applied economics or microeconometrics, with an interest in health-related topics.

Proficiency in econometric tools and softwares (Stata, SAS, and/or R)

Specific Requirements

A Ph.D. in Economics is required. Specialization in health economics or public health is an advantage.

Languages
FRENCH
Level
Good
Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Good
Research Field
Economics » Applied economicsEconomics » Microeconomics
Years of Research Experience
4 - 10

Additional Information

Selection process

A detailed CV, a motivation letter (maximum of 2 pages), and two academic references (e.g. thesis chapter, working paper, published article), should be sent to Clémence Bussière (clemence.bussiere@u-pec.fr) by September 15, 2024. Interviews will be organized after the selection of the applications.

Additional comments

The recruited person will be integrated into the Érudite laboratory and provided with a complete workstation (desk, computer, software access). He (or she) will be supervised by Clémence Bussière (Associate Professor with Habilitation), a researcher in health economics. Clémence Bussière has extensive experience working on disability-related topics. Weekly meetings will be held with the supervisor, who works on the same premises. He (or she) will participate in laboratory activities. Strong connections will be established with other researchers and PhD students at Érudite, particularly with the team of health economists (Thomas Barnay, Sandrine Juin, Sandra Pellet, Yann Videau).

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
ERUDITE
Country
France
City
Créteil
Postal Code
94000
Street
Campus mail des mèches, Rue Poëte et Sellier

Contact

State/Province
France
City
Créteil
Website
Street
61 avenue du Général de Gaulle
Postal Code
94010

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