Job Description

Job Title: Associate Research Fellow   Application Deadline:
Job Category: Research   Department: MTID
Location: Washington, DC   Appointment Duration: 2 Year
Job Code: 13-216   Position Type: Renewable
Recruitment Type: International   US FLSA Status: Exempt


The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as an Associate Research Fellow for a two-year, fixed term, renewable appointment for its Markets, Trade  and Institutions Division. 

The Associate Research Fellow will conduct research on issues related to impact evaluation of institutions and infrastructure and on applied microeconomics.  The Fellow will work on impact evaluation, mainly empirical micro econometric modeling, and household and intra household analysis. The fellow will also help to research and test ways in which applied mechanism design can help to promote factor markets development in developing countries, through the use of experimental economics methods.

Required Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Economics; significant applied econometric skills, experience in state of the art impact evaluation methods; strong capabilities in quantitative analysis and ability to use economic theory in innovative and policy relevant ways; experience in collecting and analyzing primary survey data; excellent communication skills in written & spoken English and ability to travel extensively. Goal-oriented and creative team player, possessing excellent knowledge econometric techniques related to impact evaluation. Work experience in Africa or Latin America is highly preferred. Knowledge of French and/or Spanish is a plus.


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