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February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017

Reserve Bank of New Zealand

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Modelling Team
Economics Department
Economic Adviser - Modelling

JOE ID Number: 2017-01_111457804
Date Posted: 05/17/2017
Date Inactive: 06/02/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economic Adviser - Modelling
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Wellington, NEW ZEALAND
JEL Classification: E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is seeking an experienced economist to join the Modelling team in the Economics Department as an Economic Adviser.

Working within the Modelling team you will be expected to provide thought leadership, make a substantial contribution to the development of policy and the Bank’s analytical frameworks, draft and present material for the Bank’s policy committees, lead projects and provide guidance and coaching to colleagues.

An understanding of central bank policy issues, macro-modelling and experience in open economy macroeconomics is also desirable.

Successful applicants will have:
• A post-graduate degree in economics and at least 5 years’ professional experience
• A solid understanding of macroeconomics and the key issues facing New Zealand and the global economy
• The ability to identify policy relevant issues, shape analytical work accordingly, and influence the views of colleagues and senior managers
• Ability to develop and maintain DSGE models with a small open-economy focus, and ensure their effective use in the monetary policy decision-making process.
• A collaborative approach that draws on the knowledge and skills of colleagues and other stakeholders, and supports the work of others

A copy of the position description is available on our website:

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 06/02/2017
Application Instructions:
Applications, including a CV and covering letter, should be emailed to Nikki Chalmers, email by Friday 2 June 2017.