JOE - October 2013

World Bank
Development Research Group
Research Economist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
I3 -- Welfare and Poverty
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Deadline Date: 11/15/2013

JOE ID Number: 201310_399239

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Development Research Group of the World Bank is seeking to recruit several research economists. The Development Research Group is the main department where policy-relevant scholarly research on development is conducted at the World Bank. Research economists are expected to maintain an outstanding scholarly publication record, as well as be able to provide relevant policy advice and technical expertise to colleagues throughout the World Bank and to policymakers in client countries.

We are particularly interested in attracting candidates with interests in macroeconomics, international economics, finance, poverty, equity, natural resource economics, and environmental economics.

We seek candidates with (i) strong technical skills; (ii) a record of -- or good prospects for -- publication of high-quality original research in peer reviewed journals, (iii) the ability to communicate technical knowledge and expertise in a policy environment; and (iv) excellent spoken and written proficiency in English.

We are considering new PhDs as well as more experienced candidates with relevant post-doctoral academic or non-academic experience.

Application Instructions:

Please submit a CV, job market paper, and three academic references via The direct link for this position is

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