The ideal candidate will be passionate about applying rigorous economic analysis to inform policy through the use of formal numerically based economic modelling. The individual will have a good degree in Economics or related discipline, to Hons I standard or equivalent, and strong quantitative training and aptitude. He/she will have a background in or familiarity with either computer-based models or policy experience relevant to emerging economies in Asia. He/she may be currently based in Indonesia or another Asian nation at a similar stage of development, although this is not essential.
He/she will be enrolled in the Economics PhD program at UNSW, and will be affiliated with CEPAR, (www.cepar.edu.au), a leading research institute focused on the causes and consequences of demographic change. Support will include necessary infrastructure, conference travel and participation in CEPAR workshops and other activities.