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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Attività:

 

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:

 

Essential

  • 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.

Desired

  • 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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