|Location:||Vilnius - Lithuania|
|Salary:||compensation according to the BoL’s remuneration system|
|Placed On:||24th March 2023|
|Expires:||23rd May 2023|
|Job Ref:||BoL VRP–2023|
The Bank of Lithuania (BoL) invites applications for positions in its Visiting Researcher Program for the year 2023. The program is coordinated by the Applied Macroeconomic Research Division of the Economics Department. The Division undertakes applied research in macro, fiscal, monetary, labour and international economics with the aim of contributing to the analytical and policy functions of the Economics Department – to conduct and publish high quality research and facilitate decision making at the BoL on monetary and other economic policy issues. The Applied Macroeconomic Research Division is also responsible for building and developing macroeconomic models that are used in forecasting, scenario analysis and policy evaluations.
Structural unit: Applied Macroeconomic Research Division, Economics Department
During their stay at the BoL, visiting researchers are expected to conduct economic research either individually or in cooperation with the BoL’s staff. The research projects will be agreed upon in advance, and their results are to be presented in BoL seminars and published as research papers in the BoL’s working paper series. Publication of the papers in refereed academic journals is strongly encouraged.
Visiting researchers will be provided with office space, available data resources and computing facilities. They will receive compensation according to the BoL’s remuneration system. The duration of stay is flexible, determined by the amount of time needed to complete the project, but it typically ranges from 3 to 6 months.
Research priorities of the program:
Proposals in all areas of economics relevant for central banks will be considered, but priority will be given to research projects on topics most aligned with the current and medium-term research priorities of Applied Macroeconomic Research Division. These include but are not limited to:
Advantages of working at the BoL:
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or be Ph.D. candidates in Economics, Finance or Econometrics. They must be fluent in spoken and written English.
Applications should be submitted in English and include the following:
Applications should be submitted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org (preferably in PDF format) Please indicate “BoL VRP–2023” in the subject line.
At least 2 months before the intended visiting period (over April 2023 – March 2024)
Further information about the program can be obtained from:
Ms. Aurelija Proskute: email@example.com
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