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 Research Analyst
 World Bank

 Location: New Delhi
 Last Date: August 16, 2010









The South Asia Economic Policy and Poverty unit (SASEP) Team of the New Delhi Office intends to hire a Research Analyst who will be expected to provide a full range of support to the team. The Research Analyst will work in one or more of the following areas: poverty, public finance, public sector management and governance, macroeconomics, growth, and trade. On offer are unique opportunities to operate in a world-class environment, on a highly stimulating work program.

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Independently researches and analyzes a wide variety of specific economic, financial, country or sector topics and issues for lending, research, and/or policy related tasks.

·         Programs and modifies economic/financial models using existing high-complexity software packages and develops software needed to implement and upgrade models, using a variety of complex languages.

·          Participates in missions to collect and analyze data as well as exchange information with government and private sector officials.


Prerequisites for the position include:

·         Master's degree or equivalent in economics, or a related social science field with a strong quantitative orientation with at least 2 years of relevant experience.

·         Strong analytical and quantitative skills with good interpersonal skills and ability to develop effective relations within and outside the Bank, and to promote collaboration within the team to meet unit objectives.

·         Familiarity with econometric packages (e.g. STATA) and spreadsheet models; experience in working with large household survey datasets, in particular National Sample Survey and National Family Health Survey would be an added advantage.

·         Willingness to undertake frequent travel in India.

Work experience in a research institution or like organizations, while desirable, is not mandatory.

Interested candidates should send at least two references and a detailed curriculum vitae, which details their qualifications and experience.  Deadline for applications will be August 16, 2010.  Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.   Candidates should submit their resume online to referring to job# 101522 wherein a detailed job description is posted.


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