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London School of Economics and Political Science
IGC International Growth Centre

In-Country IGC Economist
Internationally recruited, for 12 months, renewable
Maximum salary of 25,000 per annum, depending on experience and competitive local market conditions

The IGC is seeking two In-Country Economists in each of its partner countries Ghana, India, Mozambique, Rwanda, Zambia and Pakistan to: (i) represent the country team in connecting researchers and policy specialists engaged in a programme of research and policy analysis; (ii) support visiting researchers and, depending on qualifications and interest, carry out some of the research; (iii) support policy dialogue by drafting notes and briefs; (iv) contribute to the delivery and monitoring of high quality policy and research outputs; and (v) assist the country team in disseminating research results and achieving policy impact with relevant stakeholders via in-country events.

Good written and oral communication skills, as well as excellent organisational skills are essential, as is the ability to work under pressure, both as part of a team and as an individual. You should hold a postgraduate degree in economics, political science, international public policy, development economics or in a field related to international development. Demonstrated strong ability to interact with policymakers, such as past work with government officials, NGOs, think tanks and aid agencies will be highly valued. Knowledge of the local language is highly desirable.

The LSE and Oxford University, in partnership with the Department for International Development (DFID), have established the International Growth Centre (IGC) to support developing countries build stronger and faster economic growth and reduce poverty. The IGC brings the world's best researchers and growth experts together with policy makers in developing countries to provide independent and relevant analysis and policy advice on economic growth, political economy and related disciplines, and works closely with developing country governments to provide high quality analysis and policy advice on economic growth (see:

For further information about the post please contact Kelly O'Brian by email: k.a.o'

To apply for this post, please go to and select "Visit the ONLINE RECRUITMENT SYSTEM".

Applications must be received online by 11:59pm (UK time) on 22nd November 2010.

The IGC is directed and organised by: LSE and the University of Oxford.

The IGC was initiated by and is funded by DFID.




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