Economist - Middle East and Africa

Washington D.C.
Sep 20, 2017
Oct 25, 2017
Full Time


Economic Research - Middle East and Africa

The Institute of International Finance (IIF) is one of the world’s largest global associations of financial institutions with nearly 500 members in 75 countries. We provide economic and financial analysis to our members, serve as a forum for exchanging views and developing proposals on global regulatory issues; and represent our members from the private financial community in discussions with the public sector on global economic and financial policy issues. 

The Institute currently seeks an Economist to focus on Middle Eastern and African economist. The Economist will be responsible for writing macroeconomic analytical reports on selected countries based on published statistical databases sources, country visits and membership contacts, and published statistical and information sources. He/she will also be expected to maintain databases of historical time series and forecasts for assigned countries, maintain and check databases for consistency, construct external financing and debt profiles, maintain real-time monthly data, and prepare final databases both for internal use and external circulation.

Applicants should have a Masters or PhD in economics with strong skills in macroeconomic analysis and minimum 5 years of professional experience writing analytic reports on specific countries or on economic issues. Strong English writing ability is essential, along with sound quantitative, spreadsheet and database skills. Regional language skills (Arabic and French) and professional experience in the countries of the region may be given preference. Travel will be required.



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