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Research Fellow (energy economics and macroeconomics)


Posted on July 26, 2019

10 - 11 years Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Any Nationality

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KAPSARC seeks energy and environmental economist with expertise in macroeconomics to contribute to its ongoing and future research projects. The selected candidate will work within the Energy and Macroeconomics Program. The area of interest of applicants should fall within energy economics and macroeconomic modeling (preferably DSGE and applied general equilibrium).
Research experience in the field of public economics would be a plus.
Educational Qualifications
A Ph.D. degree in the field of economics.
Ability to work both as a part of a team and independently.
Proficiency in MATLAB, DYNARE or GAMS.
High proficiency in English.
At least 10 years (after PhD) of experience in macroeconomic and energy policy analysis and modeling
A good understanding of the energy market (both supply and demand sides)
Strong quantitative skills and analytical capability to understand and develop economic models to be used for policymaking.
Experienced in the design, calibration and estimation of DSGE models.
A proven track record of publications in general-interest economics journals or leading field journals in energy or environmental economics is highly desired.
The successful candidate is expected to:
Develop research projects and proposals, carry out collaborative research projects
Improve, update and develop models
Draft papers
Mentor junior researchers
He/She will also be encouraged to publish the outcomes of the research projects in peer-reviewed journals and present at local or international workshops/conferences.

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