Pubblicato su stage4eu il: 13/05/2022 European Central Bank, Traineeships in the External Developments Division

ECB - European Central Bank
Sonnemannstrasse 20, Frankfurt am Main, Germania
Economia e finanza, Statistica/Data Analysis, Project/Business Management
4-12 mesi 
1.070 euro mensili
Benefit: indennità di alloggio
L'offerta scade il 03/06/2022
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As a trainee you will perform one or more of the following tasks:

  • providing research assistance for, and possibly co-authoring, analytical projects based on original empirical analyses;
  • providing research assistance by building and maintaining modelling tools using advanced econometric programming skills;
  • contributing to the Division’s products and processes for the data management group, which may include: 
    • assisting with data collection, programming tasks and analysis, as well as preparing presentations for senior policymakers; 
    • handling, maintaining and developing databases used to monitor global and country-specific monetary, financial and real sector developments, with a particular focus on developing the use of data visualisation tools;
    • contributing to analytical work by setting up and running statistical and econometric processes;
  • for the global team:
    • contributing to the empirical analysis of international macroeconomic policy issues, including international trade topics;
    • assisting in the development of econometric tools and models used to support global economic analyses and short-term forecasting;
  • for the modelling team:
    • contributing to scenario analysis and simulations regarding the international environment; 
    • participating in discussions about the international environment and the use of macroeconomic models to respond to key policy questions such as climate change; 
    • presenting key findings to relevant stakeholders within the ECB.
Requisiti principali:



  • a bachelor’s degree or higher in economics, finance, statistics, data science or a related field;
  • a sound understanding of international macroeconomics;
  • experience in data management and handling multidimensional datasets;
  • advanced knowledge of MS Office, in particular Excel;
  • an intermediate knowledge of programming languages and econometric software (e.g. MATLAB, R, Stata, EViews, Python, SQL);
  • an advanced (C1) command of English and an intermediate (B1) command of at least one other official language of the EU, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.


  • a master’s degree in economics, finance, statistics, data science or a related field (or a master’s degree in one of these areas in the final stages of completion);
  • experience with state-of-the-art modelling tools and econometric techniques or data analytics, preferably in the field of global trade analysis or macro modelling;
  • a keen interest in policy-relevant and applied research, together with proven ability to conduct quantitative analyses;
  • experience with macroeconomic and financial market data service providers (e.g. Refinitiv/Eikon, Bloomberg, Haver Analytics) and data visualisation software (e.g. Tableau);
  • a sound knowledge of statistical and econometric techniques for data analysis;
  • for the global team: a sound knowledge of time series analysis such as Error Correction Models and VARs, knowledge of international trade models and familiarity with international trade data;
  • for the modelling team: a sound theoretical background in New Keynesian dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models and experience with structural and/or semi-structural macroeconomic models, as well as proven experience in programming with MATLAB and Dynare and knowledge of VARs.
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