The Research Department RES) of the Inter-American Development Bank seeks applications from recent university graduates for its highly selective Research Fellowship Program at IDB headquarters in Washington, D.C.
RAs work side by side with RES
economists on their research, providing valuable support while gaining
incomparable experience. Individuals chosen for the program should be well
qualified to perform a wide range of research activities for RES staff,
including preparing papers, reports, and presentations, compiling and using
databases, and performing econometric and statistical analyses.
RES typically have prospects of engaging in doctoral-level studies. In the
recent past, former RAs have continued their studies in the economics
departments of top universities including, but not limited to, MIT, the
University of Chicago, UC-Berkeley, the University of Michigan, Brown
University, the University of Wisconsin, the University of Maryland, UCLA, Penn
State University, Boston University, and Duke University.
interested in the Research Fellowship Program should apply by March 31, 2014.
Candidates must be available to start work between June 1, 2014 and September 1,
2014. A complete job description and detailed application procedures are
degree in economics. Master’s degree in economics, public policy, or related
Experience in applied research at
a recognized university or research center. Strong background in econometrics,
mathematics, and statistics. Experience with econometric packages such as Stata,
MATLAB, or R advanced programming level, including setting up and maintaining
Web pages, preferred. Demonstrated experience in at least one of the following
areas: microeconomic, macroeconomic, political economy, and environmental and
Fluency required in at least two
of the Bank’s official languages: English, Spanish, French, and
March 31, 2014