JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development

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Senior Economist

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111473450
Date Posted: 12/08/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait, KUWAIT
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
G -- Financial Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Development Economics

Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Arab Fund is seeking to recruit a senior economist. The Fund, a regional development financial institution based in the State of Kuwait, is committed to creating positive change in its 22 Arab member countries and help them achieve their economic and social goals by financing projects, providing grants, technical assistance and expertise.

Conduct rigorous economic research, analyze data, and assess economic trends and outcomes.
Provide expert advice and guidance on economic development issues to stakeholders, and internal teams.
Assessing the impact and effectiveness of development initiatives and projects.
Contribute to the development of economic reports, white papers, and presentations.
Represent the Arab Fund at conferences, seminars, and other events, delivery presentation and engaging in thought leadership discussions.

What are we looking for?
Advanced degree in economics, a PhD is highly preferred.
Proven track record of at least 10 years in economic research, analysis, and policy development.
Strong expertise in macroeconomic analysis, econometrics, and statistical modeling.
Proficiency in utilizing economic databases, software, and programming languages.
Proficiency in English and Arabic are mandatory, and French is desired but not mandatory.
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage projects, deliver high quality results, and meet deadlines.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Transcripts
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2024
Application Instructions:
Submit your resume, a cover letter, and a sample of your economic research work to our e-mail:, as well as through the JOE application.
Please indicate Senior Economist position in the subject line.
Learn More: For more information about our organization, visit our website at
Application Deadline: 01/31/2024
Note. Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.
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