Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program

first_img +1 Pocket LinkedIn 0 Tweet Deadline: 30 April 2021Open to: aspiring development economics researchers from developing countriesBenefits: competitive compensation, totaling EUR 42,750 net of income taxes per fellow for an 8-month fellowshipDescriptionThe World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program (RSMFP) matches aspiring development economics researchers from developing countries with World Bank research economists creating unique opportunities for the fellows to participate in rigorous policy-relevant research in the World Bank’s Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC). Fellows will be hosted at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. for 8 months (September to May each year) and work under the supervision of researchers in the World Bank’s Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) and Development Research Group departments, engaging in high-quality and policy-relevant research projects.By working with World Bank DEC researchers and their external academic collaborators from top universities, fellows will learn current research standards, acquire new econometric skills, and network with leading researchers in their field. They will have a unique opportunity to participate in rigorous policy-relevant research and widen their perspective on potential development questions, and how their research can address challenges in the developing world.EligibilityTo be considered for the RSMFP, applicants must be:Nationals of World Bank WBG member countries, with preference to nationals of developing countries;Graduates of MA level studies or currently pursuing a PhD in Economics or a related field;No more than 35 years of age (by June 30th of the year the fellowship starts);Available to relocate to Washington, D.C. for the duration of the fellowship.BenefitsThe RSMFP offers a competitive compensation, totaling EUR 42,750 net of income taxes per fellow for an 8-month fellowship (paid in monthly installments). Since the fellows will be hosted at the World Bank in Washington D.C., the World Bank’s HR Operations unit will assist the selected candidates with their ap­plication for G4 visa.Note: The fellowship does not cover travel expenses.How to apply?Filling the application form takes approximately 20 minutes. You will be asked to indicate which research programs in the Development Research and Impact Evaluation departments best align with your research interests and may be prompted to answer multiple choice questions about your technical skills. Before starting your application, be ready to upload:Your resume in PDF formatA statement of purpose in PDF format with no more than 500 wordsThe contact of at least one academic referenceWriting sample (optional): sole-authored research documents that best reflect the applicant’s English writing skillsCode sample (optional): sole-authored script that best reflect the applicant’s coding skillsFor more information, please visit the official website. April 7, 2021 Published by Bojana Similar Stories Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program Share 0 European Union Legal Reform (EULR) Summer School Edition 2021 → John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program 2022 Reddit ← UNESCO Clubs 2021 Worldwide Youth Multimedia Competition NED Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program 2020/2021last_img read more

Pascal Hens to HBW Balingen

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