JOE - September 2013

Landcare Research
Economics and Land-Use Modelling Group
Economist or Senior Economist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist or Senior Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Keywords: economist, natural, research, geography
Deadline Date: 09/20/2013

JOE ID Number: 201309_398955

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Landcare Research is recruiting an experienced and motivated individual to conduct research in natural resource economics, ecological economics, economic geography, and/or public policy for natural resources. The successful candidate will join the Auckland-based Economics and Land-Use Modelling group within Landcare’s Governance and Policy team.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in economics, natural resource economics, economic geography, public policy, or other relevant discipline and should have extensive experience with spatial modelling, computable general equilibrium modelling, partial equilibrium modelling, econometrics, and other quantitative approaches to analysing economic and biophysical data. Experience undertaking research with strong policy implications and/or working in the public sector and familiarity with issues of major environmental concern to New Zealand and the Pacific will be considered favourably.

Landcare Research is New Zealand’s foremost research institute in the area of sustainable development, with strengths in ecosystems, biodiversity, biosecurity, greenhouse gases, land use, and environmental policy. Its 400 employees enjoy many benefits, including generous leave, life cover and income maintenance, and contributions to retirement savings.
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Applications close 20 September 2013.

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