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August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

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Behavioral Economics Unit
Behavioral Insight Researcher

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111457991
Date Posted: 08/07/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Behavioral Insight Researcher
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, SAUDI ARABIA
JEL Classification: Y -- Miscellaneous Categories
Think Tank
Behavioral Principles
Social Psychology
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Behavioral Researcher will assist Head of Behavioral Economics in designing and conducting research that broadens the understanding of the human experience in built environments. The position offers an opportunity to join a highly interdisciplinary team accountable for understanding the business context, applying behavioral principles in an economic environment to contribute to the policy design.

Key Responsibilities
•Conduct literature reviews on new findings, methodologies, and technologies related to human behavior, productivity, satisfaction, comfort, emotions and well-being
•Assist in the design and execution of research protocols
•Assist in the collection and analysis of behavioral data
•Assist in identification of new areas of research and techniques that can solve economic problems
•Assist in generating actionable insights related to patterns of human behaviors that can have economic impact

Competencies, Skills & Requirements
•Bachelors/Master’s degree, at least 2 years of work experience in the economics or psychological or behavioral science such as:Behavioral Economics, Social Psychology, Applied Experimental Psychology...
•Experience working in a research setting
•Familiarity with the Saudi Economy
•Fluency in English.Arabic is preferred
•Demonstrated knowledge of data entry and basic data analysis, including statistical methods
•Demonstrated understanding & knowledge of country economics & public policy
•Demonstrated knowledge of experimental design for behavioral research

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2018
Application Instructions:
All interested applicants, kindly send CV to
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