JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

European Central Bank

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Directorate General Economics, Directorate General Monetary Policy, Directorate General International & European Relations, Directorate General Macroprudential Policy & Financial Stability and , Directorate General Research
Economics Graduate

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465928
Date Posted: 11/06/2020
Date Inactive: 12/01/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economics Graduate
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, GERMANY
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Monetary economics
International economics
Labour economics
Financial economics
Data science
Full Text of JOE Listing:

We are looking for 4 highly talented recent graduates with a postgraduate degree, preferably a PhD, for the ECB’s Graduate Programme in Economics.

The Graduate Programme offers you excellent development opportunities, valuable research and policy work experience and an insight into the ECB’s tasks and working methods. It could be your starting point for an exciting career at the ECB.

We will give you challenging one-year assignments in up to three different business areas, matched to your fields of expertise and your interests – which you can indicate during the application process.
Your assignments can be in the following business areas at the ECB: Economics, Monetary Policy, International & European Relations, General Macroprudential Policy & Financial Stability and Research.

We will assign you an experienced colleague as a mentor to provide you with support, advice and guidance on participating successfully in the programme. You will also get a tailor-made training programme that includes a number of in-house and external training opportunities.

The ECB is an inclusive employer and we strive to reflect the diversity of the population we serve. We encourage you to apply, irrespective of your gender, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or other characteristics.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Letter Stating Attendance at EJM December 2020
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 11/30/2020
Application Instructions:
You must have a master’s degree or PhD in Economics or a related field completed between 1 February 2019 and 31 January 2021; alternatively you may be due to complete a PhD in 2021 (in this case the master’s degree can have been obtained before 1 February 2019). Candidates with a PhD, or who will obtain their PhD in 2021, will have a distinct advantage.

Applicants should submit the following via the American Economic Association’s Job Openings for Economists (JOE) website:
- A CV;
- A sample of recent research;
- At least one reference;
- An application letter indicating whether you will virtually attend the European Job Market for Economists (EJM) 14-18 December 2020.

Any questions can be sent to
All documentation must be received by 30 November 2020.
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed virtually during the EJM 14-18 December.
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