CSLS Economist

Contact Person: Andrew Sharpe
Company: Centre for the Study of Living Standards (CSLS)
City: Ottawa
Posted Date: January 2, 2020
Closing Date: January 30, 2020

csls logoPosition for Economist

 

The Centre for the Study of Living Standards (CSLS) is seeking an economist. The position may be staffed on a contract or permanent basis. The level of the position and compensation are open.

 

The position involves conducting analysis and applied research on trends in and determinants of productivity, living standards, and economic well-being in Canada and other countries and developing policy recommendations to improve performance in these areas.

 

Qualifications

  • MA or PhD in economics
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interest in living standards issues

The CSLS is a national, independent non-profit economic research organization established in 1995 and based in Ottawa. Its objectives are to contribute to a better understanding of trends in and determinants of productivity, living standards, and economic well-being in Canada through research and to contribute to public debate by developing and advocating specific policies to increase the living standards of Canadians. The CSLS publishes the journal International Productivity Monitor available at http://www.csls.ca/ipm.asp. For additional information on the CSLS, go to www.csls.ca.

Interested parties are asked to email a covering letter and CV to CSLS Executive Director Andrew Sharpe at andrew.sharpe@csls.ca byJanuary 31, 2020. All applications will be acknowledged.