The IBF Research Group, part of the IIASA Biodiversity and Natural Resources (BNR) Program, is looking for a highly motivated applied economist to lead research on international trade policies in support of sustainable development, at the interface between science and policy.
IBF is offering a research position in international trade and sustainable development to advance the understanding and development of trade policies compatible with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Within a vibrant multi-disciplinary research team, the successful candidate will also advance the representation of international trade and trade and supply chain policies in the GLOBIOM partial equilibrium model.
In the framework of TRADEHUB UKRI-GCRF project, as well as recently acquired Horizon Europe projects, the successful candidate will contribute to/lead cutting-edge analysis in collaboration with international partners on future scenarios on the trade in deforestation commodities, the impact of interventions such as the EU-MERCOSUR and EU deforestation-free supply chain initiative, and their potential to support ambitious pathways for biodiversity and climate.
Application deadline: 30 October 2022