Research Associate, Economics

19 Oct 2020
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18 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

A Research Associate position is currently available in the School of Social Sciences.

Job Responsibilities

  • Literature review on central bank digital currencies, monetary policies, and assets and labor markets
  • Write codes in Matlab and R- and similar software to build dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models and to analyze the data
  • Collect data from databases such as Datastream-Thompson-Reuters, Bloomberg, CEIC database, International Financial Statistics, World Economic Indicators etc.., clean and merge the data
  • Supervise masters and undergraduate students who will help with the codes and the data collection
  • Run model simulations and calculate welfare from the model.
  • Write up the model specifications
  • Tabulate the results from the simulation, parameter and welfare estimates and the data analyses

Job Requirements

  • A Master’s degree in Economics or related fields with strong quantitative skills
  • Good academic record from reputable university
  • Proficient in programming language Matlab and R and mathematical modelling, numerical simulation and statistical analyses
  • Excellent command of oral and writing skills

We regret to inform only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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