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Current Vacancies

University of Sussex, School of Business, Management & Economics,
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Economics of Migration
Closing date for applications: Friday 17th July 2014
Full Time, 2 year fixed term
Salary range: starting at £30,728 and rising to £36,661 per annum
Expected start date 1 September 2014 or soon after
This position is suitable for an ambitious researcher to work on the economics of migration. The post will be located within the Department of Economics and will be associated with the DFID-funded Migrating Out of Poverty Research Consortium; you will work closely with and report to Professor L Alan Winters, Professor of Economics and CEO of the Research Consortium.
You will be free to pursue research on any aspect of the economics of migration, subject only to its being likely to produce excellent published outputs. The Research Consortium focusses explicitly on migration within and between developing countries and you will also be expected to contribute to this agenda.
The Department of Economics may offer opportunities for some teaching for candidates who would like to pursue them.
You will hold, or be very close to obtaining, a PhD in Economics or very closely related discipline and will already have experience of migration as a research topic.

For informal discussion of the post please contact Professor L Alan Winters (

Research Economist, IES
Closing date: midday 21st July 2014.

Applied economist/researcher with strong quantitative skills to join research team based in Brighton, UK. The successful candidate will be expected primarily to help develop an expanding area of research on the analysis of impacts and costs and benefits of public policy to improve employment and education outcomes of groups with particular barriers to the labour market. He/she will also feed into other areas of our work with research activities such as literature reviews; interviews; and report writing.
Applicants should have excellent academic qualifications in economics or empirical social sciences (preferably at Masters level or higher), a high degree of numeracy and confidence in data handling with advanced statistical packages. A good understanding of UK and European public employment policy would be desirable.
IES is a leading, independent, not-for profit research centre, carrying out authoritative research of practical relevance to policy makers and those responsible for implementing policy programmes and initiatives in the UK and internationally, widely respected for our knowledge and practical experience in HR and people management issues.

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post prior to submitting your application please contact Dr Stefan Speckesser or Jim Hillage on 01273 763400
For full details, and to apply, visit:
To be eligible for consideration, please use an IES Application Form.
Application closing date: midday on Monday 21 July 2014

Julius Fellowship, International Economics, Chatham House, London
-  closing date for applications is Sunday 27 July 2014

The Julius Fellowship was established in 2013 to honour Dame DeAnne Julius, chairman of Chatham House (2003-12). The Inaugural Julius Fellowship is currently held by Julia Leung, former Under-Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury for the Government of Hong Kong.

The Julius Fellowship is awarded to promote research in international economics, to disseminate research results and to contribute to the policy discussion.Chatham House, based in London, is the home of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, a self-governing, non-profit policy and membership organization. It is one of the world’s leading sources of independent analysis, informed debate and influential ideas on international affairs. Central to its success is the scholarly and policy-oriented research conducted by its various research departments.

Applications are invited for 2015 from researchers with an interest in policy oriented research in the field of international economics, international political economy or related subjects. The closing date for applications is Sunday 27 July 2014, and interviews for short-listed candidates will be held on 16 September 2014. Further details can be found at

University of Naples:Postdoc position in Mathematical Economics at the Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Statistiche, Università di Napoli Federico II. Closing date July 31st 2014.

The successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to pursue his/her own research, as well as collaborating with an ongoing research project funded by Università Federico II di Napoli and Compagnia di San Paolo (Programma STAR "Equilibrium with Ambiguity").
JEL Classification: C70, D43, D51, D60, D80, D81, H40.
Mathematics Subject Classification (MSC 2010): 06, 28, 46, 91.
Qualification: Prospective candidates are expected to hold a PhD.
Preferred fields of specialization are mathematics, economics, decision science, applied mathematics and all related disciplines!
Duration of the contract: 18 months, with expected start around October 1th, 2014.
More information and the official announcements can be found (in Italian) at
Contact: Marialaura Pesce

2 junior economist vacancies Tesla Europe, based London, UK:
Graduate Economist  & Intern.
Closing date 31st July

TESLA Europe provides highly accurate load forecasting solutions to the electric and gas industries worldwide. As an intern with the Estimation Team you will learn basic and intermediate methods of electric load forecasting model production, recalibration and maintenance. The process is computer and statistics intensive, with several automated tools to help with model production. The successful candidate will be required to learn and understand Unix and Windows command line interfaces for interaction with the software product.
Full details and how to apply: for internship  and   for graduate economist

Current Links

Government Economic Service (GES)
The GES is the UK’s largest recruiter of economists, with over 1400 professionals in more than 30 Departments and Agencies. We are involved in all aspects of Government policy. Joining the GES as a Fast Stream Economist can give you a wide range of career options, and allows you to make a visible impact on life in the UK and beyond. Read more about working for the GES here.

Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)

Have you got what it takes to explain economics to foreign policy makers? The FCO recruits economists who can apply their skills to policy issues in international macroeconomics, financial markets and trade and development.
FCO More details

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