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Research Associate (Digital Economy)

Job Duties

Under the direct supervision of research staffs, the successful candidates will perform a wide range of research-related activities, especially, but not limited to, the following activities:

  1. Conduct literature searches on specified topics as requested.
  2. Assist researchers in maintaining databases and coordinating with statistical agencies.
  3. Provide statistical analysis as requested.
  4. Organise and attend meetings/conferences related to research activities.
  5. Provide research-related work which includes writing and/or editing research reports and documents.
  6. Perform other research activities as necessary.
  7. Support to launching new projects about digital economy.


  1. Education and experience

a. Master’s degree in Digital Economics, Information/Communication, Economics, Development Economics, Statistics, and/or other related fields; or Undergraduate degree in Economics Development Economics, Statistics, and/or other related fields, especially about Digital Economy with at least two years of relevant experience.

b.  Strong academic record.

  2.  Key competencies

a. Training and/or experience in conducting quantitative research work.

b. Essential skills in using economic databases, such as Econlit, CEIC, WITS, etc.

c. Essential skills in using some statistical or programming software packages, especially STATA.

d. Capacity to adapt and take initiatives and ability to undertake simultaneous tasks.

e. Ability to cooperate and communicate with academics and policymakers in the region.

f. Excellent communication and writing skills in English.

g. Comfort working both independently and collectively in a team with the other ERIA staff.

  1. Appointment Condition

a. Competitive remuneration with health benefit.

b. Local hire.

Working Location

The office will be provided at the ERIA Annex Office


Sentral Senayan II, & Floor, Jl. Asia Afrika No.8, Gelora Bung Karno – Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270, Indonesia. 

How to Apply

Send a full resume with a one-page description of study interests with their relevance to policy, a list of publications, as well as a sample paper that best reflects the candidate’s ability to [email protected] as soon as possible. When you email us, please write 'application for research associate: digital economy' in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

Entry on duty: As soon as possible

Deadline for application: 16 June 2023

Note: ERIA does not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process. Send your questions, if any, to [email protected]. For additional information, refer to the ERIA website.

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