JOE - June 2012

The World Bank
Poverty Reduction & Economic Management (PREM)
PREM East Asia Pacific
Development Economist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Development Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Jakarta, other, Indonesia
JEL Classifications:
C9 -- Design of Experiments
D -- Microeconomics
D1 -- Household Behavior and Family Economics
I3 -- Welfare and Poverty
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Keywords: poverty, social protection, labor, demographics, health, econometrics, microeconomics
Deadline Date: 06/23/2012

JOE ID Number: 201206_397170

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The World Bank is seeking an economist to work with the Poverty Reduction & Economic Management (PREM) network in Jakarta, Indonesia. He/she will be engaged in designing and implementing an exciting and forward-thinking research agenda on poverty reduction, labor and social protection policies in Indonesia. Research findings will be used as the basis for evidence-based policy recommendations for the Government of Indonesia, with a particular focus on the provision of "how-to" advice for program reforms, systems design and implementation. The economist will also take a leading role in strengthening the technical capacities of local research institutes and government partners to carry out independent and high-quality analysis. The successful applicant will have a PhD in economics (or equivalent combination of Masters and work experience), strong analytical and econometric skills, and highly effective communication skills. This is a two-year, international hire, extended-term contract appointment based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should email their CV, one or more empirical research papers, and their earliest available start date to Matthew Wai-Poi at with Economist Consultant Position in the subject line, no later than June 23, 2012.

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