JOE - June 2014

The World Bank Group
Poverty Global Practice
Poverty Economist Consultant
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Poverty Economist Consultant
Section: 6 -- Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Washington DC , DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
O1 -- Economic Development
Keywords: Development, Poverty, Econometrics, Statistics, Data, Computer Programming
Deadline Date: 06/30/2014
Salary Range: ~$300 per day net

JOE ID Number: 201406_400478

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Poverty Global Practice of the World Bank invites applications for a short-term poverty economist position. The position is for 150 days, starting around September 1 and paying roughly $300 per day net of tax. The job entails co-authoring a paper that will produce and cross-validate small-area estimates of poverty in Pakistan, with primary responsibility for the empirical analysis. The ideal candidate is an excellent programmer with experience in econometric modelling in Stata in addition to strong writing skills. Familiarity with Pakistan and C or Mata programming are pluses. He or she is either a recent PhD, or a graduating PhD student with advisor approval, from a economics, statistics, or computer science department ranked in the top 100 worldwide.
Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should email their CV, at least one research paper, and their earliest available start date and, with Poverty Economist Consultant in the subject line, to David Newhouse at no later than June 30, 2014.

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