JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Bank of Japan

This listing is inactive.
Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111453373
Date Posted: 09/01/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Tokyo, JAPAN
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Monetary Economics
International Finance
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies (IMES) of the Bank of Japan is interested in hiring Ph.D.s in economics and related fields. The IMES expects candidates to carry out high-quality research in the fields of macroeconomics, monetary economics, finance, international finance, and econometrics. The IMES encourages academic research as its primary duty, while some policy-related research may be required for in-house purposes. The IMES offers salary and benefits competitive with that of an academic position. Although many research papers are written in English, the main working language at the IMES is Japanese; therefore, excellent Japanese speaking, reading, and writing skills are required.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/04/2015
Reference Instructions:
Please send letters of reference to the recruitment committee (
Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit the following requirements with a cover letter to the recruitment committee (

Application Requirements
• CV
• Job Market Paper and Research Papers
• 3 Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 12/4/2015

Selected candidates will be interviewed at the ASSA meetings in San Francisco in January.