JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Bank of Japan

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Economist, Central Banker

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467240
Date Posted: 08/31/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist, Central Banker
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Tokyo, JAPAN
JEL Classifications:
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F3 -- International Finance
G1 -- Asset Markets and Pricing
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Central Bank
Monetary Policy
Financial Markets
Financial System
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is interested in hiring Ph.D.s in economics and related fields with high quality policy-related research skills. The BOJ expects candidates to pursue a career as a professional central banker while working in the various fields of central banking, such as monetary policy, economic research, financial system, financial markets, payment markets or international finance. The main working language at the BOJ is Japanese; therefore, it is recommended that candidates have native level proficiency in Japanese speaking, reading and writing. Applicants with several years of professional experience are welcomed.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/30/2021
Reference Instructions:
Please send letters of reference to the recruitment committee (
Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit the following requirements with a cover letter to the recruitment committee (

Application Requirements:
•Research Papers, if any
•3 Letters of Reference (academic or employment)
Application deadline: 11/30/2021

Selected candidates will be interviewed starting in January 2022.