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World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program (RSMFP) 2021


World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program (RSMFP) 2021

Deadline: 30 April 2021

Open to: graduates of MA level studies or currently pursuing a PhD in Economics or a related field, who are not older than 35 years of age

Benefits: a competitive compensation, totaling $42,750 net of income taxes per fellow for an 8-month fellowship

DESCRIPTION

The World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program (RSMFP) 2021 matches aspiring development economics researchers from developing countries with World Bank research economists creating unique opportunities for the fellows to participate in rigorous policy-relevant research in the World Bank’s Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC).

Fellows will be hosted at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. for 8 months (September to May each year) and work under the supervision of researchers in the World Bank’s Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) and Development Research Group departments, engaging in high-quality and policy-relevant research projects.

By working with World Bank DEC researchers and their external academic collaborators from top universities, fellows will learn current research standards, acquire new econometric skills, and network with leading researchers in their field. They will have a unique opportunity to participate in rigorous policy-relevant research and widen their perspective on potential development questions, and how their research can address challenges in the developing world.

Program Components

ELIGIBILITY

To be considered for the RSMFP, applicants must be:

BENEFITS

HOW TO APPLY

For more information, visit the official website.



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