JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

CAF- Development Bank of Latin America

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Vicepresidency of Knowledge
Department of Socio-Economic Research
Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468798
Date Posted: 12/30/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
JEL Classifications:
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Q4 -- Energy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

CAF is a multilateral financial institution that promotes sustainable development and regional integration in Latin America (more information at

We are currently seeking a Research Economist in Environmental Economics and Policy/Sustainable Development for our Department of Socio-Economic Research. This is a great opportunity to be part of a multi-skilled and multicultural team that conducts high-quality policy-oriented research on development issues.

The activities of the position include:
-Contribute to the preparation of policy reports, aimed at providing recommendations informed by the relevant scientific knowledge.
-Conduct high-quality academic research for publication in refereed journals.
-Provide expert advisory in the operations and specific projects of the bank, interacting with both bank staff and policy makers in our shareholder countries.
-Present policy and research products to academic and non-academic audiences.

We are interested in economists working on environmental economics, energy economics, sustainable development and related topics. Excellent communication skills and strong analytical and quantitative abilities are required. Fluency in English and Spanish is essential.

We will start interviewing candidates during the second half of January 2022. Preferred date of application: before January 15th.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2022
Application Instructions:
Please apply by following the form below, where you will be asked to provide: CV, cover letter, at least one research paper and three letters of recommendation, Alternatively, you can also apply by sending your materials (and arranging for the submission of the letters of recommendation) to
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