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August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Environmental Defense Fund

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Economics and Global Climate Cooperation
AVP, Economics and Policy Analysis

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468266
Date Posted: 11/08/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: AVP, Economics and Policy Analysis
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
JEL Classification: Q0 -- General
Environmental economics
Climate change
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Associate Vice President - Economics and Policy Analysis will play a key role in the leadership of the Economics and Global Climate Policy group including co-leading a new Greenhouse Gas Pricing Center of Excellence, and report to Chief Economist Suzi Kerr.

They will lead a team of PhD economists and partner with EDF teams and external partners working to:

Effectively and equitably use pricing mechanisms to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and ensure the world is on a pathway to meet global temperature goals
Develop strategic directions based on solid economic theory and evidence
Mobilize excellent academic economists to address unresolved issues of policy design and to provide evidence to assess potential policy and interventions and evaluate existing efforts
Provide empirical evidence to support policy advocacy including legal efforts
Support policy simulation models to assess, support and evaluate interventions
Contribute to EDF thinking on policies and actions to promote equity and on integration of economics with diverse other types of knowledge
Provide advice on specific policy issues to support advocacy in timely way
Engage effectively with, and communicate key messages on economics and policy to, non-specialists

PhD and at least 15 years of relevant work experience required.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2022