Economist

  • The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)
  • Hong Kong
  • Public Sector
  • 3 weeks remaining

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) is charged with the responsibility for maintaining the stability and integrity of the monetary and financial systems of Hong Kong. There is now an excellent opportunity for eligible candidates to apply for the following post:

Economist (Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research)

Key Responsibilities

  • Write in-depth research papers publishable in academic journals and the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR) working paper series
  • Conduct in-depth macroeconomic, microeconomic and financial market research
  • Assist in planning and implementing research programs, and organising conferences and seminars
  • Participate in international conferences and seminars on behalf of the HKMA

Requirements

  • Postgraduate degree (preferably Ph.D) in economics or finance
  • Solid background in macroeconomics and finance
  • At least 3 years’ experience in economic and financial market analysis or research
  • Strong skills in econometrics and data management
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Excellent command of English; fluency in Putonghua a plus
    (The selected candidate will be seconded from the HKMA to work in the HKIMR. Depending on the openings available, candidates may also be considered to work in the Research Department of the HKMA)

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.


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