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August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

CAF - Development Bank of Latin America and the Caribbean

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Research Department
Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111473449
Date Posted: 12/08/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

CAF is a multilateral financial institution that promotes sustainable development and regional integration.

We are currently seeking an Economist for our Research Department. Graduating and experienced Ph.D.s in Economics are both invited to apply.

We offer a competitive compensation and package of benefits, including education allowances for families with children. The position will be based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Fluency in English and either Spanish or Portuguese is essential.

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 will start interviewing candidates during the second half of January 2024. Preferred date of application: before January 7th. Applications received after that date (and until January 31st) will be received but are not guaranteed full consideration.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2024
Application Instructions:
Please apply by following the link below, where you will be asked to provide: CV, cover letter, your job market paper and three letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation are required for graduating applicants, while experienced applicants can instead provide a list of references. Experienced candidates should also provide a recent research paper in place of the job market paper. For inquiries, please contact Gustavo Fajardo at
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