JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
Bank of Italy
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Rome, ITALY
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
K -- Law and Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
N -- Economic History
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Banca d’Italia, the Italian central bank, will be awarding four research fellowships for young economists with experience in applied economic research and its policy implications. The fellowships will be with the Bank’s Directorate General for Economics, Statistics and Research in Rome; they are for a term of twelve months, renewable for a further twelve. Winners will be asked to develop a research project of their own.
This year, the research areas that are of special, but not exclusive, interest to the Bank are: macroeconomics and monetary economics; credit, banking, financial stability; international economics; microeconomic behaviour of firms and households; corporate finance; market design and regulation; public finance. Winners may also be asked to contribute to policy analysis and to advise senior management on issues within their field of expertise that are of importance to the Bank.
The Bank offers a stimulating working environment and fellows will have the opportunity to participate in high-level academic workshops and seminars and to interact with policymakers. Winners of a fellowship will receive a monthly stipend of €4,000 before tax.
Applicants must have completed a Ph.D or equivalent or be nearing completion, i.e. they have finished their examinations (or other preparatory activities) and are only awaiting discussion of their thesis. Applicants must have fluent written and spoken English.
Candidates may choose to be interviewed either in Rome, at the Bank’s head office, from 14 to 18 December 2015, or in San Francisco, California, USA, during the annual meeting of the American Economic Association, from 3 to 6 January 2016.
Candidates’ research projects will be assessed by a committee of experts. Those who are judged to have completed their work successfully may be invited to participate in a selection procedure for the recruitment of permanent employees at the starting level in the management career stream. Such candidates must meet the requirements for recruitment by the Bank (be a citizen of Italy or of another EU country, hold a university degree recognized in Italy, and enjoy full political rights). They must also have a good knowledge of Italian, which will be assessed during the selection procedure.
For all other matters, candidates should refer to the competition notice, which will be published in the Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica Italiana on 2 October 2015 and available on the Bank’s website as of the same date.
Instructions for applying:
When completing their application candidates must follow carefully all the instructions contained in the competition notice, which will be published on the Bank’s website ( from 2 October 2015 until 27 November 2015; applications will only be accepted during that period.
Online application URL:
- External Application Link