JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Brookings India

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Development Economics

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462390
Date Posted: 02/22/2019
Date Inactive: 04/26/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Fellow
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: New Delhi, INDIA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Public policy
Development economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Brookings Institution India Centre, an independent, non-partisan research organization in New Delhi invites applications for the position of Fellow to undertake independent research. We are particularly interested in applied economics and public policy research with a strong focus on India.

Fellow’s responsibilities:

• Defining, developing, and undertaking creative, policy-oriented peer-reviewed research
• Publishing journal articles, working papers, books, policy briefs, blogs, and short commentaries targeted at policymakers, academics, and public
• Tracking policy developments in relevant areas and engaging in related policy outreach activities and speaking engagements
• Preparing grant proposals and designing/participating in expert group consultations
• Supervising and providing mentorship to research staff
• Participating in in-house research reviews

Qualifications needed:
• A doctoral degree in economics or a related discipline
• At least 5 years of relevant experience in a research environment.
• A record of applying quantitative research methods to real-world problems to identify practical and action-oriented solutions
• Demonstrated ability to take a project to completion
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently within a small, closely-knit organization and to contribute to the development of new initiatives

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2019
Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should forward their CV, along with a research paper, to Shamika Ravi ( ) and Human Resources ( ). Please use “Fellow Application” in the subject line of email correspondence. As part of the selection process, shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their job market paper (“Job Talk”) at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C. The vacancy is for a position in New Delhi.