JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023
Central Bank of Chile
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Santiago, Metropolitan Region, CHILE
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
Salary Range: Level 17
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Central Bank of Chile is looking to fill up to three Senior Economist positions in its Economic and Financial Research Units.
All positions require someone with a strong interest in conducting high-quality research and applying their work to inform policy decisions and provide advice to the Bank's Board. The CBC offers a lively and dynamic environment with many opportunities for career development and constant interaction with academia and policymakers worldwide through seminars, courses, and workshops organized at the Bank. Publishing in top international journals is not only encouraged but also required. Financial support to travel and submit papers and time from research assistants is provided.
The specific activities in each department are:
(1) Economic Research (2 positions): Carry out empirical or theoretical research in various areas such as monetary policy, international economy, labor market, and financial markets, among others, with the aim of better understanding the trends that arise from the behavior of the Chilean economy, in accordance with the interests and needs of the Central Bank of Chile and its Board. One of the positions specifically requires conducting research with large administrative databases available at the Bank.
(2) Financial Research (1 position): Carry out empirical and theoretical research in topics such as: international finance, macroprudential policy, financial markets, real-financial linkages, banking, among others. Participate and help define the Macro-Financial Modeling Agenda of the Bank, to help improve the analysis and decision-making of the Central Bank of Chile and its Board in topics related to banking regulation, financial markets and the interaction with monetary policy.
The research areas at the Central Bank employ around 30 Ph.D. economists graduated from U.S. and European universities, as well as Master-level research assistants who collaborate with research projects and macroeconomic analysis.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Economics or an equivalent degree or expect to receive it by September 2023. Experienced Ph.D. economists are also encouraged to apply. The position is open-ended and offers internationally competitive wages and benefits packages.
If you have any further questions, please contact Mauricio Calani (mcalani@ , Mariana García (mcgarcia@ or Juan Guerra-Salas (jguerra@ .
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