Call for an Economist

25 May 2022

The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Institute is an intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting economic cooperation in Central Asia and along the Silk Road through knowledge generation and sharing. The Institute is headquartered in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

The CAREC Institute is jointly shared, owned, and governed by eleven member countries: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, the PRC, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. It is a knowledge support arm of the CAREC Program which is a proactive facilitator of practical, results-based regional projects, and policy initiatives critical to sustainable economic growth and shared prosperity in the region, guided by the overarching vision of “Good Neighbors, Good Partners, and Good Prospects.”

The Institute acts as a knowledge connector among the five CAREC clusters to ensure coherence in design and implementation of policies, programs, and projects to promote regional economic cooperation and integration.

The CAREC Institute invites applications for the position of the Economist, an international staff position under the guidance of Chief Economist.

Applicants must be nationals of one of the eleven CAREC member countries and must meet the following qualifications and requirement.

Application Procedures

• The applications should be emailed to Ms. Wendy ( by 7:00 p.m., Beijing time, Wednesday, 5 June 2022. CI is an equal opportunity employer, and women are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
• The candidates are required to certify that all information provided on any employment application form, resume, or CV is complete, true, and accurate to the best of his/her knowledge. He/ She understands that information may be verified, and any misrepresentation of facts may be considered cause for dismissal regardless of when discovered by the CI.

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