JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Alibaba Group

Research
Luohan Academy
Economist

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111462110
Date Posted: 12/13/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, CHINA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Keywords:
Mechanism Design
Big Data and Machine Learning
Development Economics
Finance
Industrial Organization
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Description of the Luohan Academy:
The Luohan Academy, an open research platform initiated by the Alibaba Group, was founded in Hangzhou in June 2018. It is dedicated to the research of revolutions in social and economic patterns accompanied by technological innovations. It
complements Alibaba Group's DAMO Academy, a global research program established in October 2017 focusing on developing cutting-edge technologies. Digital technologies are fundamentally changing markets and economies with the potential to improve mankind's prospects in many ways. The Luohan Academy will focus on examining the implications that technologies will bring to the societies in the future. The academic committee of the Luohan Academy consists of 15 members, mainly economists, including 6 Nobel Memorial Prize of Economics Laureates: Bengt Holmström, Lars Peter Hansen, Alvin E. Roth, Christopher A. Pissarides, Michael Spence, Thomas Sargent, Patrick Bolton, Markus Brunnermeier, Preston McAfee, Yingyi Qian, Steve Tadelis, Neng Wang, Shangjin Wei, Wei Xiong, Chenggang Xu.

PhD on the job market and PhD holders are welcome to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • Transcripts
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 01/31/2019
Additional Information For Applicants:

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, CV, transcripts (Bachelor and PhD), representative papers and publications, and three letters of reference to: phoebe.lxy@antfin.com AND also through the JOE System.

The recruiting committee will conduct interviews during the 2019 AEA meeting in Atlanta.

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