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Prix Jeune Chercheur

Prix Jeune Chercheur en économie 2017

The Banque de France Foundation awards in 2017 a prize to two young researchers in economics affiliated to a university located in France, or a research center located in France.

Each award comprises:
·       a fellowship of EUR 3,000;
·       a compensation of the release from teaching obligations of 40 hours of lecturing, or 60 hours of tutorial teaching, per academic year over the next two academic years.[1] The Foundation shall offer this financial compensation to the university that provides this teaching release to the laureate. The teaching release cannot be offset by extra hours of lectures or tutorials.

Candidates whose status does not involve lecturing duties (eg: CNRS researchers) will receive only the fellowship of EUR 3, 000.

Applicants must:
  • conduct research projects in the field of banking, finance or monetary economics ;
  • hold a PhD in economics defended after 31 December 2011 ;
  • be affiliated to a university in France or a research center in France;
  • regarding applicants with teaching obligations, the head of the university research department must agree that a partial release from teaching obligations shall be granted to the candidate in the event that he/she is awarded the Banque de France Foundation "young researcher in economics" Prize.

  • Timetable

  • the deadline to apply is 31 May 2017.
  • the prize will be officially awarded at a conference by the Foundation on November 2017.
  • How to apply
    Application must comprise the following PDF documents:

  • application form, available at, page "Prix Jeune Chercheur";
  • scientific curriculum vitæ ;
  • optional : references (letter(s) of recommendation or name(s) of the person(s) supporting the application).

    Applications should be sent to
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