JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022
Inter-American Development Bank
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Lead/Principal Research Economist
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the largest source of financing for development in Latin America and the Caribbean, wishes to interview economists to work in its Research Department (RES).
We are looking to interview a senior research economist for our applied micro group who specializes in areas such as environmental economics, industrial organization, labor economics, poverty, and public economics. Candidates should have a strong record of publications. We particularly seek a combination of rigorous academic approach and the potential to publish as well as a strong interest on policy issues.
We are considering candidates with a Ph.D. in Economics and a minimum of 6 years of experience. Successful candidates would possess: (1) strong technical skills; (2) a record of high-quality, original research in peer-reviewed journals; and (3) the ability to communicate with a wide range of potential audiences. Preference will be given to candidates who combine a solid academic profile with an interest in policy, and who have worked on topics relevant to development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Areas of Interest: Environmental economics, industrial organization, labor economics, and public economics.
Staff members of the IDB Research Department will conduct interviews soon after the call for applications is finished.
Interested candidates must apply through the IDB careers Webpage. At the time of application candidates will need to upload a cover letter, CV, and list three (3) academic references. Additionally, three recent publications or working papers must be e-mailed to RESjobs@ . The deadline for applying is January 15, 2022.
We at the IDB are committed to gender equality and encourage women to apply. We also seek diversity with respect to nationality, ethnicity, race, and educational background. Persons living with disabilities or HIV/AIDS are equally encouraged to apply.
Opening Date: December 1, 2021 – Closing Date: January 15, 2022.
• External Application Link
• Names and contact information of three (3) academic references provided through the application link
• Three (3) recent publications or working papers must be e-mailed to RESJobs@
- External Application Link