Research Economist (Economics Senior Specialist/Lead Specialist)

1900000290 Requisition #
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Skills you’ll need:

Education: Ph.D. in Economics.

Minimum of 5 years (for grade 4, Senior Specialist) and 6 years (for grade 3, Lead Specialist) of experience. Ph.D. graduates desired. Individuals who combine a strong academic profile with an interest in policy and who have worked on topics relevant to development in Latin America and the Caribbean will have a preference.

Languages: A good working knowledge of at least two official Bank languages (English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish).

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About us: At the Inter-American Development Bank, we’re devoted to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48 member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.

Opportunity Summary:
Type of contract: Full-time Staff
Location: Washington, D.C.
Requirements: You are a citizen of one of the IDB’s 48 member countries and have no family members currently working at the bank.  



The IDB offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package

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