JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Danmarks Nationalbank

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Research Unit
Economist/Senior Economist/Adviser

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465880
Date Posted: 10/28/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist/Senior Economist/Adviser
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Copenhagen, DENMARK
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
G -- Financial Economics
Monetary Economics
Salary Range: Salaries are competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Danmarks Nationalbank, the central bank of Denmark, established in 2017 an independent Research Unit with the aim of conducting research in macroeconomics, finance and banking, to support Danmarks Nationalbank's policy decisions. Economists in the Research Unit are expected to produce high-quality research to be published in refereed journals and will benefit from an outstanding research environment, strong ties with the academic community, and integration with the policy workflow. Additional information:

Job Description: Applications focusing on household finance, banking, fintech, housing economics, general equilibrium model estimation are of primary interest, though all high quality applications in fields relevant to Nationalbank policy areas will be considered. The Research Unit is especially targeting applicants with microeconometric skills able to exploit the extensive financial, household and firm administrative microdata available in Denmark, including a Credit Register containing microdata on lending by Danish financial institutions to all types of debtors. Experienced applicants with 3 to 10 years of experience since graduation are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Qualifications: Ph.D. in economics or finance. For senior positions, a proven publication track record in top-tier professional journals, demonstrated leadership in research and experience with assessing policy challenges are expected. Knowledge of Danish is not required.

Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • Job Market Paper
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Statement
  • CV
Application deadline: 11/20/2020
Reference Instructions:
For candidates with less than 5 years of experience, please submit three letters of recommendation.

For candidates with 5 or more years of experience, please submit a list of three references.

Application Instructions:
Please submit materials via JOE.

Additional Information For Applicants:
- Candidate submissions, including all letters of recommendation, must be received by the submission deadline.

-State clearly in the heading of the cover letter: 1) position applied for (junior or senior); 2) primary field of expertise (Macroeconomics and monetary economics, banking, microeconometrics); 3) whether you will be available for virtual interviewing at the 2020 European Job Market for Economists or the 2021 ASSA meeting.

-Send at least three letters of reference using JOE. Additional letters can also be sent to stating in the subject line the candidate’s name.

-Research Statement: Please provide a statement describing your agenda for future research and the areas of policymaking you wish to contribute to.

-Short-listed candidates will be invited to interviews at the 2021 ASSA meetings or the 2020 European Job Market for Economists. Danmarks Nationalbank will start selecting candidates for flyouts immediately after the interviews at the European Job Market in December 2020. Additional interviews will be scheduled at the 2021 ASSA meetings only as necessary to select additional candidates for flyouts.

- Any questions regarding this posting should be directed to: Camilla Green,
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