JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Hong Kong Monetary Authority

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JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461650
Date Posted: 11/02/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: HONG KONG
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Key Responsibilities
• Conduct in-depth macroeconomic and financial market research on the global, regional, Mainland China or Hong Kong economies that are relevant to a central bank
• Prepare analysis and briefing materials on macroeconomic and financial market developments
• Participate in policy discussions

• Postgraduate degree (for Economist) or University degree (for Assistant Economist) in economics or finance. PhD an advantage
• Three-year solid experience in conducting in-depth empirical research (applied econometric analysis) at universities / financial institutions / international organisations / central banks / research institutes
• Experience in applied economic and financial market analysis at international organisations or financial institutions an advantage
• Good analytical and quantitative abilities
• Excellent command of English with good drafting and presentation skills

(Candidates with less experience may be considered for an offer of appointment at Assistant Economist level.)

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 and provident fund benefits.

How to Apply

You may submit job applications via one of the following channels:

1. Online application (

2. By Mail
Send in the hard copy application form (available either at the HKMA’s reception counter or website to:

Recruitment Officer
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
55/F., Two International Finance Centre
8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong

Copies of transcripts together with a full resumé including details of past experience should be attached to the application. Please mark your correspondence address and the position applied for on the envelope.

Completed application should reach the HKMA by 17 November 2018. Applicants should ensure their applications reach the HKMA via the designated submission channel(s) well before the stated closing time, taking into account circumstances such as internet delay or file size restriction. Those not contacted by the HKMA within three months from the close of application should consider their applications filed for future reference.

Personal data provided by applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policies, a copy of which will be provided upon request. You may contact the Recruitment Officer at the above address or direct your request by fax to +852 2878 1885.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 11/17/2018