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February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

Inter-American Development Bank

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Research Department
Visiting Research Scholar

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455247
Date Posted: 02/09/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Research Scholar
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
K -- Law and Economics
O1 -- Economic Development
Citizen Security, Crime, Violence, Impact Evaluations, Public Policy, Judicial System, Policing Strategy
Salary Range: 5,000 - 15,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Visiting Research Scholarship Program

The Research Department, in collaboration with the Institutions for Development Sector of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is now accepting applications for the Visiting Research Scholars Program on Citizen Security issues.

This program was created to address a growing demand for knowledge to support the design of public policies and operational loans in public policy areas to prevent and reduce urban crime in Latin America and the Caribbean.

To achieve this goal, the program seeks to foster close collaboration among academics, the IDB staff, and government officials in charge of the design and implementation of reforms focused on improving public safety.

The program is housed at IDB headquarters in Washington, DC. Visiting Scholars are required to be in residence for the duration of their appointment, which can range from six to 12 months.

Start Date: Flexible dates between May 2016 and July 2017

Salary: Competitive

Application Deadline: March 31, 2016

Fields: Economics, Political Science or related fields

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Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 03/31/2016
Application Instructions:
Full applications must be submitted to:, no later than March 31, 2016.

A complete application consists of the following materials:

A cover letter/letter of introduction (no more than one page), which includes proposed arrival date and length of stay

A research proposal addressing the following (no more than three pages):

- Title of proposed project while in residence at the IDB
- Research goals during period of affiliation
- Description of research project and work plan

Curriculum vitae, including a list of top five publications, and the contact details for potential references (stating the name and contact information of at least three people)