JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

World Bank Group

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Poverty Global Practice
Global Engagement, Middle East, and South Asia
Poverty Economist Consultant

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451376
Date Posted: 09/25/2014
Date Inactive: 12/31/2014
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Poverty Economist Consultant
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, DC , District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D1 -- Household Behavior and Family Economics
H2 -- Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
J2 -- Demand and Supply of Labor
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Q1 -- Agriculture
Development Economics
Labor Economics
Agricultural Economics
Household Surveys
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Poverty Global Practice of the World Bank invites applications for a poverty economist consultant. Information about the practice is available at: The position starts in early November. The exact salary depends on the candidate’s qualifications and experience but is very competitive. The job will entails analyzing household survey data on topics related to the measurement and determinants of poverty, inequality, labor market outcomes, and applied public finance. The ideal candidate has strong microeconomic skills with a strong empirical background, with demonstrated skills in using Stata to analyze household survey data in the field of poverty, inequality, labor, or other related fields. Familiarity and experience working in developing countries, and fluency in foreign languages, are a plus. He or she is either a recent PhD or a graduating PhD student with advisor approval, preferably from a highly ranked economics department.

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 10/17/2014
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