JOE - August 2012

National Team for Accelerating Poverty Reduction (TNP2K), Vice-President Office, Indonesia
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Jakarta, other, Indonesia
JEL Classifications:
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
C9 -- Design of Experiments
D -- Microeconomics
D1 -- Household Behavior and Family Economics
D6 -- Welfare Economics
I3 -- Welfare and Poverty
Keywords: poverty, welfare, targeting, social protection
Deadline Date: 08/31/2012

JOE ID Number: 201208_397277

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The National Team for Accelerating Poverty Reduction (TNP2K), under the Vice-President Office in Indonesia is seeking an economist to work with the Unified Database for Social Protection Programs unit. This database is used for identifying the beneficiaries of social protection programs; it includes the poorest 40% of households in Indonesia and is the largest database of its kind in the world. He/she will be responsible for coordinating, supervising and undertaking policy-oriented poverty and targeting research.

TNP2K is an internal think tank led by the Vice-President of Indonesia and supported by AusAID, under the Poverty Reduction Support Fund. It is a unique institutional design which provides researchers with privileged access to high-level policymakers. Research findings will be used for evidence-based policy decisions related to the Government of Indonesia's poverty reduction strategy.

Successful candidates should have a PhD/doctorate in economics. Experience in conducting research, strong analytical and econometric skills, proven writing skills and the ability to manage a team are essential prerequisites. This position is based in Jakarta, Indonesia, for a minimum of one year, and offers an internationally competitive remuneration package.
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Adama Bah
Jalan Kebon Sirih 35
Jakarta PusatIndonesia 10110

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Jalan Kebon Sirih 35
Jakarta Pusat Indonesia 10110

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