JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Rome, ITALY
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Salary Range: Monthly stipend of € 4,000 before tax
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Banca d’Italia, the Italian central bank, will be awarding four research fellowships for young economists with experience in applied economic research and its policy implications in the following fields:
Macroeconomics; Monetary Economics; Monetary Policy; Financial and Credit Markets and the Macroeconomy; Financial Economics; Banks; Financial Institutions and Markets; Financial Stability; Macroprudential Policy; International Economics and Finance; Trade; Public Economics and Fiscal Policy; Applied Microeconomic Analysis; Economic Growth; and Law and Economics.
The fellowships will be with the Bank’s Directorate General for Economics, Statistics and Research in Rome; they are for a term of twelve months, renewable for a further twelve. Winners will be asked to develop a research project of their own.
Winners may also be asked to contribute to policy analysis and to advise senior management on issues within their field of expertise that are of importance to the Bank.
The Bank offers a stimulating working environment and fellows will have the opportunity to participate in high-level academic workshops and seminars and to interact with policymakers. Winners of a fellowship will receive a monthly stipend of € 4,000 before tax.
Applicants must have completed a Ph.D or equivalent or be nearing completion, i.e. they have finished their examinations (or other preparatory activities) and are only awaiting discussion of their thesis. They must be citizens of Italy or of another EU country or equivalent (hold a university degree recognized in Italy, and enjoy full political rights). Applicants must have fluent written and spoken English and they must also have a good knowledge of Italian, which will be assessed during the selection procedure.
Candidates’ research projects will be assessed by a committee of experts.
Those who are judged to have completed their work successfully may be invited to participate in a selection procedure for the recruitment of permanent employees in the management career stream.
The interviews will be held online from 5 to 16 December 2022; the interviews from 12 to 14 December will be held in conjunction with the European Job Market for Economists.
For all other matters, candidates should refer to the competition notice, which will be published in the Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica Italiana on 11 October 2022 and available on the Bank’s website as of the same date.
Instructions for applying:
When completing their application candidates must follow carefully all the instructions contained in the competition notice, which will be published on the Bank’s website ( from 11 October 2022 until 23 November 2022; applications will only be accepted during that period.
Online application URL:
- External Application Link
- Letters of Reference Instructions Below
The deadline for applications is strictly no later than 16:00/4 p.m. (CET) on 23 November 2022.
Applications must also be supported by at least two letters of reference from university professors or economists at national or international research centres, written on headed paper and signed personally. Moreover, the referees are personally responsible for sending the letters directly to the e-mail address ahead of the deadline for the submission of fellowship applications.