JOE - December 2013

World Bank
Office of the Chief Economist
Latin America and the Caribbean
Research Economist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Deadline Date: 12/31/2013

JOE ID Number: 201312_400083

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Office of the Chief Economist for the Latin America and the Caribbean Region of the World Bank (LCRCE) is seeking an Economist with a PhD in Economics or related fields. The candidate should have a solid theoretical and econometric background and flexibility to undertake policy-applied research on a relatively wide range of economic development issues of key relevance for Latin America and the Caribbean.

The candidate is also expected to carry out independent policy-relevant research, being the author or co-author of theoretical and/or empirical papers in line with the work program of the office. The candidate would also be strongly encouraged to collaborate with academics and colleagues in other units of the World Bank.

Effective writing and excellent research and communication skills are required. A sound command of written and spoken Spanish will be highly valued.

We will not be interviewing at the annual AEA/AFA Meetings. We will conduct phone interviews and fly outs starting in early February.
Application Instructions:

All applicants should use the World Bank online application process to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae.

In addition, three recommendation letters must be emailed to Ruth Delgado ( All documentation must be received by December 31 2013.

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