JOE - May 2012

 
The World Bank Group
Human Development Network
Social Protection and Labor
Labor Economist Consultant
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Labor Economist Consultant
Section: 6 -- Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
J1 -- Demographic Economics
J2 -- Demand and Supply of Labor
O1 -- Economic Development
Keywords: Development, Labor, Poverty, Population, Demography, Policy
Deadline Date: 05/11/2012

JOE ID Number: 201205_395290

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Social Protection and Labor Sector of the World Bank's Human Development Network invites applications for a short-term consultant economist position with the Labor Markets and Youth team. Information about the team is available at
http:/worldbank.org/labormarkets. The position is for 150 days, starting between mid-June and mid-July and paying roughly $290 per day net of tax. The job entails co-authoring two publishable papers on the effect of cohort crowding on labor market outcomes in Africa, with primary responsibility for the empirical analysis. the ideal applicant is either a recent PhD, or a graduating PhD student with advisor approval, from a department ranked in the top 100 worldwide(http://econphd.econwiki.com/rank/rallec.htm). He or she has strong knowledge of labor, population, or applied micro, can independently manipulate and analyze microdata in Stata, and possesses excellent writing and interpersonal skills. Africa background is a plus.
Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should email their CV, one or more empirical research papers, and their earliest available start date to Melvina Clarke at mclarke@worldbank.org with Economist Consultant Position in the subject line, no later than May 11, 2012.

Email for Applications: mclarke@worldbank.org
Informational URL: http:/worldbank.org/labormarkets


For more information, email: mclarke@worldbank.org
For more information, phone: 202 473 1752

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