Job Description

Ref. Number: 21048 Department: Economics Department Job Type: Global Recruitment Posting Date: 30 April 2021 Closing Date: 23 May 2021 Economics Associate The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow—infrastructure with sustainability at its core. We began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and have since grown to 103 approved members worldwide. We are capitalized up to USD100 billion and Triple-A-rated by the major international credit rating agencies. Working with partners, AIIB meets clients’ needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled, and promotes regional connectivity.

The Economics Department, headed by the Chief Economist, is responsible for providing thought leadership and high-quality analyses to guide the policy and investment program of the Bank. The candidate should display all-around capabilities in Economic Research and Analysis.


  • To retrieve and prepare timely data, statistics, and market information to support the analytical work within the Bank.
  • To conduct analysis on macroeconomic or infrastructure issues, independently or in teams, as requested by management.
  • To conduct project cost-benefit analysis or reviews, as required.
  • To be part of the team that will prepare and publish AIIB’s knowledge and market assessment study (Asian Infrastructure Finance).
  • To perform tasks as requested by the Chief Economist or Manager.

  • A minimum of 1 to 3 years of relevant working experience in assessing country macroeconomic policies in a financial institution or credit rating agency, think-tank or international organization.
  • A Master’s degree in Business, Economics, Statistics (or equivalent), with an understanding of key statistics groups such as national accounts, trade, industrial production etc.
  • Proficiency in common statistical software, Data Analysis and Data Visualization is required.
  • Experience in geospatial analysis will be an advantage.
  • Prior experience in infrastructure or development economics will be helpful (but not strictly necessary).
AIIB is committed to diversity, transparency, and inclusion. We believe our strength comes from having a team with the right diverse skills, experiences and abilities selected through a merit-based competitive process. We actively encourage applications from people from both within and outside AIIB members, regardless of nationality, religion, gender, race, disability, or sexual orientation.

Join in AIIB’s mission to promote Sustainable infrastructure investments and to improve social and economic outcomes in Asia and beyond.

Previous experience and qualifications will determine the grade and job title at which successful applicants will enter AIIB.

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