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NIESR - Research Officers

The National Institute of Economic and Social Research is one of Britain’s most influential and prestigious independent research institutes. It specialises in applied research, combining high academic standards with a strong impact on policy-makers.
We are looking to employ one or two Research Officers to work on a variety of topics. We are primarily interested in applicants with skills or research experience in productivity, innovation, entrepreneurship, business performance, labour markets, education and skills or related issues. Strong quantitative and econometric skills and/or experience using large scale datasets would be a distinct advantage.
One or more of the posts may be suitable for part-time work, possibly in combination with a PhD program, or suitable for younger academics yet to establish a research profile.
Application deadline 20 May 2016
Further details are available here (separate pdf)

Chair of the Migration Advisory Committee
Location: Central London (2 days a week)
Closing date for applications: midday on Tuesday 31st May 2016.

Do you want to play a leading role in advising the Government on a range of migration policy related issues?

The Chair of the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)  oversees the operation and output of the Committee that provides transparent and independent advice to the Government to inform policy and strategy on migration issues. In addition, your role will be to ensure that the MAC’s decisions are based on the best possible evidence and analysis.

The MAC delivers independent, high quality evidence-based, economics focused reports on a range of migration issues, including:
• the impacts of migration;
• the limits on migration under the Points Based System; and
• skills shortages within occupations.

For further information and details on how to apply, please see


PhD Scholarships - University of Edinburgh
Application Deadline: 7th June 2016

The School of Economics at the University of Edinburgh has a number of fully-funded PhD scholarships available in the area of macroeconomics with a focus on labour and credit markets. Masters students who expect to graduate with a distinction this year and who wish to pursue a PhD in macroeconomics would be welcome to apply.
More information about the project and scholarships can be found at

Informal enquires can be made to directly to Tim Worrall, ( or to the graduate office (


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.

International Monetary Fund Economist Program (EP).
The EP is an entry-level program for talented macroeconomists interested in pursuing a career in international economics and finance. It is a 3-year program specifically designed to enable participants to quickly gain operational experience and further develop macroeconomics expertise. EPs are given full professional responsibilities to carry out operations-related analysis, and to apply their studies and research to policy work that impacts the Fund's member countries.  Details here.

Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Economists

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  Applying for Assistant Economist jobs.

Other Job resources:

EconJobMarket This is the official job-market site of the EEA, Econometric Society and RES.
Job Openings for Economists targeted to the comprehensive needs of all participants in the annual economics job market cycle.
JobsInAcademia is an international academic job board and recruitment resource designed to introduce academics to universities and research institutions worldwide in order to facilitate the hiring process for both sides.Jobseekers can browse and search for job ads without registering. It is also possible to upload CVs and receive personalised jobs by email free of charge. If you are an employer and want to advertise jobs, register in the ‘Employers’ section on the website; this is free as well. JobsInAcademia
AcademicKeys Higher education positions in Economics is a worldwide directory of Economics researchers where you can browse Economics conferences and jobs.
One of the best resources for graduating economists in the UK to find work. Listing jobs in academia, the private sector, government and international organizations.
Economist Jobs
Economist Jobs is a specialist site for jobs in economics and carries all the latest economics jobs across a range of sectors, locations and
Economics Research Network
: The Economics Research Network, part of SSRN, hosts the Professional Job Openings has been launched to help organisations across the world access global pools of talent for their recruitment needs. They specialise in vacancies in the academic and research sector, at every stage of the academic career path, from post doc and research positions, to lecturer jobs, professorial appointments and president/vice chancellor roles.Global Academy Jobs
Jobs in science, research, academic and administrative employment in the UK & abroad.
Inomics Popular site listing jobs in economics at all levels in the UK & Europe
QS Academic International Mobility Lists academic jobs in many countries and also provides authoritative information to university researchers and teachers considering relocating to new country.
The Gateway
 -  is an independent business and careers newspaper read by the most ambitious and business focused of today’s students providing no-nonsense advice on getting into a chosen career.
Graduate Recruitment Bureau
 - Graduate Job advice and all the graduate recruitment industry knowledge you need from recruitment professionals who understand the competitive nature of the graduate job market and graduate schemes.

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