JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Hong Kong Monetary Authority

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Graduate Economist (2019 Intakes)

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461419
Date Posted: 10/22/2018
Date Inactive: 12/16/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Graduate Economist (2019 Intakes)
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: HONG KONG
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Salary Range: (Monthly fixed pay from $42,000+ plus performance-based variable pay)
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The HKMA operates a two-year Graduate Economist (GE) Programme. A GE will undergo on-the-job training in two to three different posts in economic research and macro-surveillance. On completion of the programme with satisfactory performance, a GE will be appointed as an Economist. There is flexibility of further job rotation after appointment to widen one’s exposure and horizon for long-term career development in central banking.

• Holder of a Postgraduate’s degree or preferably a PhD in economics, econometrics, statistics, quantitative finance or a related field
• Good social and economic sense and analytical ability
• Strong skills in econometrics and data management
• Good interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
• Excellent command of English, preferably conversant in Chinese

(Current final-year students are welcome to apply. If selected, their appointments will be subject to the production of proof of the required academic qualification.)

Selection Process

All applicants are required to submit a short essay in around 300 words with their applications. A shortlisted candidate will be invited to move onto the next step of the selection process, which comprises a written test and group discussion / interviews.

Remuneration Package

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate, with flexibility to take account of additional experience and qualifications. Fringe benefits include medical and dental benefits, paid annual leave, provident fund benefits, training sponsorship and reimbursement of professional membership fee.

How to apply

Please submit your application online (

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/15/2018