JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Bank of Finland

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Research Unit
Monetary Policy and Research
Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458674
Date Posted: 10/03/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Helsinki, FINLAND
JEL Classifications:
E3 -- Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
E4 -- Money and Interest Rates
E5 -- Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
F3 -- International Finance
F4 -- Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
G1 -- General Financial Markets
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Financial stability
Monetary economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Bank of Finland Research Unit is hiring up to two experienced or new PhDs. We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in macroeconomics or financial economics, preferably with focus on monetary and macroprudential policy, banking or financial stability. The Unit’s main task is to produce research with policy relevance in central banking, and to publish it in high-quality peer-reviewed journals. The researchers’ responsibilities also include policy work in their respective areas of expertise.

The Bank of Finland is the national monetary authority and a member of the Eurosystem. The Research Unit offers a stimulating international research environment in one the world's most livable cities. We organize a research seminar series, conferences and a visiting scholars program. We provide generous funds for conference travel, access to databases and high-performance computing.

Required Qualifications:
– Doctorate in Economics or Finance
– Ability to conduct and publish high-quality, policy-relevant research
– Ability to work in a team
– Excellent written and presentation skills in English.

The Research Unit's working language is English. Knowledge of Finnish is not required. Salary and benefits are competitive with those of other European central banks and academic positions.

Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA Conference in Philadelphia.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
Application deadline: 11/25/2017
Application Instructions:
Further information about the position may be requested at Information of the Bank of Finland’s Research unit can be found at
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