Wednesday, August 26, 2009


EMPLOYMENT: Opportunities with UNU-WIDER

The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-Wider) is accepting applications for visiting scholars and PhD interns.

Visiting Scholars

The UNU-WIDER Visiting Scholars Programme is intended to give qualified scholars an opportunity to undertake research on topics related to development and/or global economic issues, to participate in UNU-WIDER activities, and to contribute to UNU-WIDER publications. It is also designed to aid the dissemination of UNU-WIDER research and to contribute to the UNU-WIDER outreach programme.

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PhD Internships

The UNU-WIDER PhD Research Internship Programme aims to provide PhD (doctoral degree) students registered at a university and similar research institutions the opportunity

  1. to utilise the resources and facilities available at UNU-WIDER for their PhD thesis research
  2. to produce papers suitable for publication in the Research Paper series and elsewhere
  3. to work jointly with UNU-WIDER researchers in areas of mutual interest.

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Deadline for applications (both positions): September 30, 2009

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