Research Analyst, Economic Research

Washington D.C.
Apr 21, 2023
May 26, 2023
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Research Analyst, Economic Research

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 currently seeks a Research Analyst to join our Economic Research department. S/he will develop datasets combining traditional macro data with innovative sources by extracting data from websites and some coding (R, Python, Java). Conduct macroeconomic data analysis, contribute on reports and cross-emerging market issues, and assist with special projects. S/he will also maintain country databases, ensure database consistency, address member's data needs, assist with the planning and implementation of events as well as prepare and contribute to drafts for special studies and presentations. Partner with other department staff to help coordinate working group programs and events including meetings as well as attend these functions and draft discussion summaries as needed.  


Applicants should have a college degree and at least two years of related work experience. Experience maybe substituted with a combination of graduate degree and at least one-year professional experience or internships. Candidates must exhibit strong command of the English language, and excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Proficiency with MS Excel, including functions, formulas and VBA is required. Knowledge of object-oriented programming languages (e.g. C, Python, R). Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment. Good organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a very fast paced deadline driven environment. Ability to interact with all levels of staff in responding to a wide range of inquiries.

To apply, please submit a 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.