Hot Job: Economist at Institute of International Finance

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The position: Senior economist for Institute of International Finance

Location: Washington, D.C.

Job duties: Responsible for writing macroeconomic analytical reports on selected emerging market countries. Reports on information gathered through international visits, membership contacts and statistics. Manages databases of information for assigned countries and checks for accuracy, maintaining real-time monthly data. Responsible for preparing final databases for internal use and external circulation.

The company: The Institute of International Finance is the world's largest association of financial institutions, with more than 375 members in more than 70 countries. The IIF provides analysis of global economic and financial market developments, serving as a forum for exchanging views on global issues.

Requirements: Must hold a master's degree or Ph.D. in international economics and five to seven years’ experience writing macroeconomic analytical reports, preferably focused on east Asia. Strong English writing skills are essential. Must have solid quantitative, spreadsheet and database abilities. Candidates with regional language skills will be given preference.

Extra perks: This position involves travel, including international travel.

Interesting info: The IIF was created in 1983 in response to the international debt crisis. The organization's members include most of the world's large commercial banks, along with a growing number of insurance companies and investment management firms.

Other opportunities: The IIF is seeking an Asia research assistant, a deputy director of global macroeconomic analysis, a global events department program development manager and a Latin America research assistant. They also need a chief representative, who will be based in Beijing.

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