JOE - October 2012

 
International Food Policy Research Institute
Postdoctoral Fellow (12-167)
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow (12-167)
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC, USA
JEL Classifications:
O1 -- Economic Development
Q1 -- Agriculture

JOE ID Number: 201210_397768

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow for a two-year, fixed term, renewable appointment for its Markets, Trade & Institutions Division. This position is based at IFPRI headquarters located in Washington, DC but may involve travel to any of the countries in which IFPRI carries out its research.

The candidate will help support IFPRI's research program 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.

Please note that Postdoctoral appointments at IFPRI have a maximum term of three (3) years, inclusive of any approved appointment extensions.

Required Qualifications:

--PhD in Economics or be near completion of a PhD.
--Specialization in experimental economics
--Minimum three years experience running, designing and implementing economic experiments.
--Demonstrated excellent econometric skills and ability to use economic theory in innovative and policy relevant ways
--Demonstrated experience in collecting and analyzing primary survey data
--Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams
--Ability to travel extensively.
--Excellent written and spoken English fluency.
Application Instructions:

TO APPLY: Go to www.ifpri.org . Click on "Careers" and "Research" to link you to Position #12-167 - Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow.

For more information visit www.ifpri.org. EOE

Online Application URL: http://www.ifpri.org


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