JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

American Institutes for Research (AIR)

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International Development Division (IDD)
International Development Economist

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467541
Date Posted: 09/27/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: International Development Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
JEL Classifications:
F -- International Economics
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
D -- Microeconomics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
international development
development economist
development economics
international economics
developing countries
social science
public policy
applied statistics
international and development economics
economics for development
international economic development
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The International Development Economist position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand research experience on exciting evaluations of development programs.

Developing conceptual frameworks that guide project work.
Managing and analyzing large-scale data files for research.
Applying appropriate quantitative techniques to collect and analyze data.
Organizing and documenting analytic results and research procedures.
Preparing technical reports and journal articles and presenting findings to clients, professional associations and the public.
Assisting in developing and drafting new research proposals.
Mentoring research analysts, sharing approaches to solving concrete problems, and providing feedback on the work of others.
Managing or leading projects or tasks.
Serving as client contact for analytical or statistical expertise.

A Ph.D. in economics, public policy, or related social science field, with expertise in econometrics or applied statistics.
Able to apply advanced statistical methods, and able to communicate effectively about these methods to non-technical audiences.
Highly proficient in STATA, and open to learning new statistical tools as required by different projects.
Knowledge or experience with the analysis of large-scale data, and the design of experiments and quasi-experiments.
Prior quantitative research on policy-relevant international development topics using advanced methods such as fixed effects, regression discontinuity, or instrumental variables.

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 01/31/2022
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