JOE - December 2013

 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Research Fellow I
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Fellow I
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
O1 -- Economic Development
Deadline Information: December 9 or until filled

JOE ID Number: 201312_400080

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
IFPRI seeks a Research Fellow for a two-year, fixed term, renewable appointment for its Markets, Trade and Institutions Division. This position is based in Washington, DC.

Duties:
-- Lead a team of Postdoctoral Fellows and conduct research on issues related to applied microeconomics in developing countries.
-- Work on empirical micro econometric modeling (parametric and non-parametric), panel data analysis, impact evaluation and household and intra household analysis.
-- Research and test ways in which applied mechanism design can help to promote factor markets development in developing countries, through the use of experimental economics methods.

Qualifications:
-- Ph.D. in Economics or closely related field with a minimum of 3 years of post PhD relevant work experience
-- Excellent publication record
-- Significant applied econometric skills,
-- Experience in state of the art impact evaluation methods, strong capabilities in quantitative analysis and ability to use economic theory in innovative and policy relevant ways,
-- Experience in collecting and analyzing primary survey data,
-- Strong communication skills in written & spoken English
-- Ability to travel.
Application Instructions:

Go to www.ifpri.org . Click on "Careers" and "Research" to link you to Position # 13- 214- Research Fellow, MTID. If you will be attending the 2014 AEA meeting in Philadelphia, kindly indicate this on your cover letter.

EOE

Online Application URL: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH13/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IFPRI&cws=37&rid=1354

Note: This employer requires online Application.
Informational URL: http://www.ifpri.org

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