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Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH) - J-PAL South Asia

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463330
Date Posted: 09/23/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH) - J-PAL South Asia
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Delhi, India, INDIA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

This is a paid, full-time, one year position.

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) South Asia, based at the Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), is pleased to announce a Postdoctoral Fellowship supporting the Cash Transfers for Child Health (CaTCH) research initiative. The fellowship will be based at J-PAL’s Delhi office. The contract duration for the will be one year. Successful candidates may have the potential to extend their work with J-PAL. The fellow will work with the initiative’s co-chairs Pascaline Dupas and Seema Jayachandran, other J-PAL affiliated researchers, and the J-PAL South Asia Policy team to help synthesize and disseminate evidence on the role of cash transfer and pay-for-performance programmes for improving child health outcomes in India, generated through the initiative. The position offers the opportunity to write a meta-analysis and publish review papers on evidence generated through the initiative. The start date for the position is June 2020.

Qualifications: The fellowship is open to a candidate who has earned or will earn by 2021 either a PhD in Economics or Public Policy with a significant focus on health OR a PhD in public health with a focus on quantitative research methods.

For a full job description and application instructions, visit our website: https://www.povertyactionlab.org/es/careers/postdoctoral-fellowship-cash-transfers-child-health-catch-j-pal-south-asia-103097

Application Requirements:
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