The Department of Economics at the University of Southampton invites applications from young researchers to take up Marie Curie Fellowships in the area of Economics and Information. Applicants should have enrolled in a PhD programme outside the United Kingdom, with their thesis proposal approved, and preliminary graduate coursework in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics completed The research interest of applicants should lie in the area of information economics and/or econometrics. These areas may include applications to microeconomic and macroeconomic issues as well as areas of economic and econometric theory. Applicants may spend between four months and one year in Southampton at one of the leading economics research departments in the UK - as recognized in three consecutive research assessments by the higher education funding bodies in the United Kingdom. Fellows will benefit from supervision by, and collaboration with, internationally recognized researchers within the Department, and from access to advanced graduate courses Fellows will be allocated office space, computer and library facilities Applications, to include a CV, two letters of reference, a copy of the candidate's thesis proposal should be sent in the first instance to: Akos Valentinyi, Department of Economics, University Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1 BJ, United Kingdom. Further details about the University, the Department and the research groups are available from the Department's website : http:/ /www.soton.ac.uk/~econweb. The University of Southampton is an equal opportunities employer.