Associate Economist

Washington D.C.
Dec 01, 2022
Jan 05, 2023
Full Time

Associate Economist, Economic Research (Latin America)

Full-Time Regular

Washington, DC, US

The Institute of International Finance (IIF) is the global association of the financial industry, with member firms from more than 60 countries. The IIF provides its members with innovative research, unparalleled global advocacy, and access to leading industry events that leverage its influential network. Its mission is to support the financial industry in the prudent management of risks; to develop sound industry practices; and to advocate for regulatory, financial, and economic policies that are in the broad interests of its members and foster global financial stability and sustainable economic growth. 

Position Description

The Institute is seeking a highly motivated Associate Economist to support the work of our Economic Research department in Latin America. S/he will be responsible for a wide range of duties, including but not limited to:

  • Assist with Economic Report Production (check report statistics, tables, and database; proof all final department reports; provide editorial support on report drafts; and draft paragraphs/sections as needed for reports). 
  • Data Collection in Support of Economic Research (maintain policy and output/trade trend databases; prepare final database for internal use and circulation; assist the maintenance and revision of databases; and compile printout of daily news coverage on assigned region for department economists). 
  • Special Projects (e.g., assist in drafting talking points or other ad hoc research for use by department economist or chief economist).


Applicants should have a college degree in economics, finance, or other related quantitative field, but more competitive candidates would have a master’s degree, and 3 to 5 years of related work experience. Strong command of the English language as well as excellent communication skills (oral and written) and advance experience with Microsoft Excel.  Desirable: Experience with Bloomberg, Haver and/or demonstrated experience in carrying out quantitative analysis using statistical programs (EViews, MatLab, RATS, Stata).

To apply, please submit cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume in Word format. For more information about the IIF, please refer to our website at  

IIF is pleased to provide its staff with a hybrid work environment. Covid Vaccine Requirement: IIF requires all those hired to provide proof of full vaccination against Covid. Accommodations will be provided only as required by applicable law.

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