JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

The World Bank Group

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Development Research Group
Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458303
Date Posted: 09/14/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
D -- Microeconomics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Development Research Group of the World Bank is seeking to recruit research economists. The Development Research Group is the main department where policy-relevant research is conducted at the World Bank. Research economists are expected to maintain an outstanding scholarly publication record, as well as provide relevant policy advice and technical expertise to colleagues throughout the World Bank, and to policymakers in client countries.

We are interested in attracting candidates with interests in all areas of economics relevant to development, including macroeconomics, public finance, international economics, trade, finance, applied microeconomics, poverty and inequality, rural and agricultural economics, urban economics, and natural resource and environmental economics.

We seek candidates with (i) strong technical skills; (ii) a record of -- or good prospects for -- publication of high-quality original research in peer-reviewed journals, (iii) the ability to communicate technical knowledge and expertise in a policy environment; and (iv) excellent spoken and written proficiency in English. We are considering new PhDs as well as more experienced candidates with relevant post-doctoral academic or non-academic experience.

Please submit a CV, job market paper, and three academic references via the JOE online application system.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
Application deadline: 11/15/2017
  • Application Deadline Has Passed