JOE - December 2013

 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Postdoctoral Fellow - Impact Evaluation and Applied Microeconomics
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow - Impact Evaluation and Applied Microeconomics
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
O1 -- Economic Development
Q1 -- Agriculture
Deadline Information: December 9, 2013 or until filled

JOE ID Number: 201312_400082

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
IFPRI seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow for a two-year, fixed term, renewable appointment for its Markets, Trade and Institutions Division.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct research on issues related to impact evaluation of institutions and infrastructure and on applied microeconomics. The Fellow will work on impact evaluation, mainly empirical micro econometric modeling, and household and intra household analysis. The fellow will also help to 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; 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; excellent communication skills in written & spoken English and ability to travel extensively, excellent knowledge econometric techniques related to impact evaluation.
Application Instructions:

Go to www.ifpri.org . Click on "Careers" and "Research" to link you to Position # 13- 216 - Postdoctoral 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=1356

Informational URL: http://www.ifpri.org

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