Deputy Chief Economist, Economic Research

Washington D.C.
Feb 27, 2023
Apr 03, 2023
Executive, Chief
Full Time

  Deputy Chief Economist, Economic Research

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 currently seeking to recruit a Deputy Chief Economist to join our Economic Research team. Reporting to and working closely with the IIF’s Managing Director and Chief Economist, s/he will be responsible for assisting in strategy for, and review of, economic analysis and reporting of more than 50 emerging market economies.  S/he will also work to develop and contribute to IIF special projects, presentations, and research papers; assist in the coordination of the Economic Forum conferences; and assist in coordinating economics input for biannual membership meetings. This position will also supervise and oversee the promotion of staff development (e.g., train, develop, evaluate, and develop personal growth opportunities). 


Applicants should have a graduate degree, preferably a Ph.D., and at least 10-15 years of senior leadership in global macroeconomic analysis, preferably within the financial services industry or the international economic policy community. Demonstrated experience in developing innovative research products and conducting rigorous analysis. Other requirements include exceptional written and oral communication skills along with sound quantitative, spreadsheet and database abilities. Some international and domestic travel maybe required.

To apply, please visit the careers page on our website at to submit your cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume. 

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.