2017 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowships at OECD
Title: 2017 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowships at OECD
- Employer: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (Economics Department)
- Location: France
- Position Type: Other Non-Academic
- Deadline: Jun 11, 2017
- Job Description:
The Economics Department at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is looking to continue its tradition of evidence based policy-research by inviting postdoctoral researchers to apply jointly with the Economics Department for the European Commission's MSCA Individual Fellowship.
The Fellowship provides the opportunity for experienced researchers to enhance their careers in an enriching, international environment. The mission of the OECD is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The Economics Department of the OECD aims to enhance economic performance in member and selected non-member countries through sound evidence-based and innovative policy advice. It deals with a wide array of policy areas including macro-economic management, with a strong emphasis on structural policy issues. Its key products are OECD Country Surveys, the twice-yearly Economic Outlook, Going for Growth and research and policy papers on a wide range of topics. The Department is a co-convener of the Global Productivity Forum, the OECD Fiscal Network and support work related to COP 21 and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It cooperates with other Directorates of the OECD on horizontal organisation-wide projects particularly to the New Approaches to Economic Challenges, and the Inclusive Growth Initiative. The Department’s policy advice is derived from a variety of sources, including country surveillance, cross-country benchmarking and evidence derived from empirical research.
The OECD Economics department undertakes in-depth studies on approaches to identify current economic challenges and to offer policy oriented solutions. Research areas in the context of the MSCA fellowship of particular interest for the Economics department are listed below.
The successful candidate will work under the supervision of a Senior Economist at the OECD Economics Department.
The areas of research include:
+ Public sector productivity
+ Digitalisation, contingent employment and productivity
+ Long-term effects of Brexit
+ Macro-econometric and DSGE Modelling Approaches
+ Family policies
Expressions of interest should be submitted to the Economics Department OECD by 2 June 2017.
For more details on the areas of research and the application information please visit: